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Telomerase discovery paves way for drugs to combat aging and cancer

Telomerase adds short regions of DNA called telomeres to the ends of chromosomes, which prevent the loss of genetic material during cellular replication. Telomerase is...

Early time-restricted feeding improves blood sugar control and blood pressure, study shows

A new pilot study conducted by UAB Department of Nutrition Sciences Assistant Professor Courtney Peterson, Ph.D., shows that eating early in the daytime and fasting for the...

Consuming more than five drinks a week could shorten your life

Regularly drinking more than the recommended UK guidelines for alcohol could take years off your life, according to new research from the University of Cambridge. Part-funded...

Diabetes

What are the types of diabetes? The three main types of diabetes are: 1.    Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease. An autoimmune disease results when the...

Anemia

Anemia     Introduction Anemia is a condition in which the number of red blood cells or the amount of hemoglobin (the protein that carries oxygen in...

Angina pectoris

Angina pectoris, commonly known as angina, is chest pain due to ischemia (a lack of blood, thus a lack of oxygen supply and waste removal) of the heart muscle, generally due...

Prof.Dr Mohsen Ibrahim article III

THE BETA BLOCKADE DILEMMA The role of beta-adrenergic blocking drugs in the initial management of hypertensive patients has been recently challenged after the publication...

Prof.Dr.Mohsen Ibrahim article IV

WHAT IS NEW IN CLINICAL HYPERTENSION? The aim of this message is to provide a summary of some of important recent advances in the field of clinical hypertension....

Prof.Dr.Mohsen Ibrahim article V

Several aspects of diet have been implicated in the pathogenesis of hypertension. These include: excess salt, low K intake, excess weight, high alcohol consumption and...

Real-life safety and effectiveness of amlodipine/valsartan combination in the treatment of hypertension.

This was a multicenter, open-label, observational, noninterventional, postmarketing surveillance study conducted in 298 centers in China, Malaysia, Pakistan, Bangladesh,...

Angina pectoris

commonly known as angina, is chest pain due to ischemia (a lack of blood, thus a lack of oxygen supply and waste removal) of the heart muscle, generally due to obstruction or...