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Cardiology Management

#ESCCongress: No Link Between Blood Pressure Medication and Cancer

2020 01 Sep

There is no evidence that blood pressure lowering drugs increase the risk of cancer, according to the most extensive study conducted on the topic. The late breaking research is presented at ESC Congress 2020. “Our results should reassure the public about the safety of antihypertensive drugs with respect to cancer, which is of paramount importance... Read more

Cardiology Management

Study: BMI is positively associated with blood pressure

2018 22 Aug

There is a positive correlation between body mass index (BMI) and blood pressure, according to data from a large ongoing study of 1.7 million Chinese men and women. In individuals who were not taking an antihypertensive medication, researchers observed an increase of 0.8 to 1.7 mm Hg (kg/m2) in blood pressure per additional unit of BMI. These findings... Read more