Antihypertensive therapy has had a major impact on health. Without it, 1999-2000 average blood pressures (at age 40 or over) would have been 10-13% higher, and 86,000 more premature deaths… [ Get More Details ]
“Increasing life expectancy in western society is a result of two major success stories in the prevention and treatment of human disease. The first milestone was eliminating the scourge of… [ Get More Details ]
Following the current path, stroke cases will increase by 28.9% between 2003 and 2023 (estimates do not include strokes among the institutionalized population). If an alternative path is taken, there… [ Get More Details ]
Effectiveness of an oral pharmacologic agent in preventing venous thrombosis
An oral pharmacologic agent has been demonstrated to be at least as effective as an injectable anticoagulant in the prevention of venous thrombosis following hip replacement.
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