A meta-analysis study at the Umea University, Sweden shows no reduction in the risk of cardiovascular and death (mortality) with the blood pressure lowering treatment in the healthy people a with systolic blood pressure below 140 mm Hg.
The Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT), a previous study in 2015 has found a reduction in mortality and cardiovascular disease with a systolic blood pressure less than 120 mm Hg. But the result of the current study was opposite to the result of the SPRINT study and support the current guidelines.
Researchers conducted a meta-analysis on 74 randomized clinical trials on 306,273 patients. The average age of the patients was 63.6 years. About 39.9 percent of them were women. The analytical study found that.
Researchers say that the treatments to lower the blood pressure below 130 mm Hg is beneficial to the people with a coronary heart disease. The treatment effect was neutral in the primary prevention trials.
Lead author of the study was Dr. Mattias Brannstrom, MD, Ph.D., a researcher, the Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Sweden. The study was published October 1, 2017, in the JAMA Internal Medicine. Title of the article was "Association of Blood Pressure Lowering With Mortality and Cardiovascular Disease Across Blood Pressure Levels: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis."
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Trodusquemine was effective in the following.
A current study at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, shows a reduction in arterial fat and a possible reversal of atherosclerosis (a risk factor for heart and cardiovascular diseases. CVD) with Trodusquemine.
A preclinical study with the mice models shows that Trodusquemine has the ability to dissolve the plaque and fat in the arteries. In some cases, just one dose is sufficient for the reversal of atherosclerosis. The study shows a decrease in the measured plaque formation, a complete reversal of atherosclerosis effects and the prevention of risks associated with occlusion and thrombosis events.
The dosage of Trodusquemine, either once a week for five weeks or just once at the end of the study has resulted in a marked reduction in the atherosclerotic plaque and lower levels of cholesterol and triglycerides.
Authors of the study were Professor Mirela Delibegovic and Dr. Dawn Thompson from the University of Aberdeen's Institute of Medical Sciences, Aberdeen, Scotland. The study was published on 29 September 2017, in the Clinical Science. Title of the article was "Pharmacological inhibition of protein tyrosine phosphatase 1B protects against atherosclerotic plaque formation in the LDLR-/- mouse model of atherosclerosis."
Occlusion : A clot blocking a blood vessel is known as vascular occlusion. The blockage may be partial or complete and leads to a heart attack. This can be diagnosed with an ultrasound technique known as Doppler sonography.
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