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congestive heart failure


A recently published study in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases offered a sobering look at the incidence and seriousness of Hyponatremia among hemodialysis patients. Published on April 13, 2013 the aforementioned study focused on patients on hemodialysis and how the condition of Hyponatremia significantly affected their health and mortality risk. Patients who were diagnosed[…]

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Exciting results were revealed in Mid-March of 2013 when the REMINDER trial touted the success of Eplerenone for treating acute ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction, also known as STEMI. The results from this study were presented at the 62nd Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology, by Pfizer, who markets Inspra which is the[…]

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Valsartan  is used as a treatment for high blood pressure, as well as congestive heart failure. As part of a class of medications called angiotensin II receptor antagonists, valsartan impedes the action of natural substances in the body that cause a tightening of blood vessels, thus allowing a smoother blood flow to the heart. Also[…]

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