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 ╬▓-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


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