|Aldosterone/renin ratio reliable diagnostic tool in infant primary ...|
The ratio of aldosterone to renin in plasma is a reliable indicator of primary hypoaldosteronism in newborns and infants, say researchers. Using the aldosterone/renin ratio in infants, as is done in adults with suspected hyperaldosteronism, avoids the ...
News-Medical.net - Wed, 27 May 2015 14:11
|Hormonal Evaluation of Adrenal Enlargement May Be Beneficial|
He and his colleagues are now planning a prospective study looking at these patients and completing a hormonal evaluation for subclinical Cushing's syndrome, primary hyperaldosteronism or pheochromocytoma. A recent study by Le Le Li in Beijing, China, ...
Endocrinology Advisor - Wed, 20 May 2015 08:22
|Team discovers certain ARB drugs are better than others to treat heart failure|
25, 2014) in an article titled "Different Potencies of Angiotensin Receptor Blockers at Suppressing Adrenal β-Arrestin1-Dependent Post-Myocardial Infarction Hyperaldosteronism." Results of the study are also published in Scientific Reports (Vol. 5, Jan.
Medical Xpress - Mon, 02 Feb 2015 13:22
|Electrolytes in cardiology|
Hypokalaemia can also be due to increased loss of potassium through renal excretion, which may be caused by diabetes insipidus, hypercalcaemia, hyperaldosteronism, excessive fluid replacement therapy and diarrhoea. A typical ECG for a patient with ...
The Pharmaceutical Journal - Tue, 03 Feb 2015 09:43
|Estrogen May Protect Heart by Inhibiting Mineralocorticoid|
Several anti-mineralocorticoid diuretics have been approved and are used to treat chronic heart failure, hypertension and a condition known as hyperaldosteronism. "These drugs act on the mineralocorticoid receptor in the kidneys to lower blood pressure ...
MedPage Today - Sun, 09 Nov 2014 12:05
|Aldosterone-Renin Ratio in the Assessment of Primary Aldosteronism|
A middle-aged patient with diabetes and hypertension presented to his primary care physician for regular health assessment. His blood pressure was 183/116 mm Hg despite taking lisinopril (40 mg/d) and verapamil (180 mg/d). He had previously taken ...
JAMA_ The Journal of the American Medical Association - Tue, 08 Jul 2014 13:09
|Expert examines contribution of aldosterone in obesity-related hypertension|
Majewski also stressed that obesity-related hyperaldosteronism is different than true primary hyperaldosteronism. Guidelines from The Endocrine Society recommend that screening for primary hyperaldosteronism occur in patients with hypertension and ...
Healio - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:09
|GSK announces 14 winners of Discovery Fast Track Challenge|
Morris Brown, University of Cambridge (UK): Primary hyperaldosteronism; Dr. Federica Briani, Università degli Studi di Milano (Italy): Targeting bacterial infections; Dr. Christos Chatziantoniou, National Institute of Health and Medical Research ...
MedCity News - Mon, 01 Dec 2014 03:51
|Winners of GSK Discovery Fast Track Challenge Announced|
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News - Mon, 01 Dec 2014 11:07
|GSK names drug hunter challenge winners|
PMLiVE - Tue, 02 Dec 2014 02:41
|Cambridge dominates GSK medical discovery challenge|
Business Weekly - Wed, 03 Dec 2014 01:45