Search Tag: prescription adherence

Cardiology Management

40% of Hypertensive Patients Not Adhering to Medication

2017 28 May

A University of Leicester-led study suggests that one in three people who suffer from high blood pressure are failing to take medicine prescribed by their doctors. Researchers examined 1,400 hypertensive patients using a novel urine test to find that non-adherence to prescribed medications was around 30-40%.  The findings are published in the journal... Read more

Cardiology Management

Negative Statin Stories Impact Patients

2015 06 Dec

According to a study published in the European Heart Journal , negative news stories about statins result in some people choosing to discontinue their statin treatment which in turn increases their risk of heart attacks and dying from heart disease.  The research was conducted by researchers in Denmark and included 674,900 people aged 40 and older... Read more