Moderate alcohol drinking as heart protection

It is known that drinking moderate amounts of alcohol produces beneficial effects on the risk of developing a number of diseases of the heart; however, its role in heart failure has been studied poorly. Now, a large study of nearly 15,000 people shows that taking seven drinks a week in middle aged appears to be […]

A vaccine against Ebola passed security checks in initial tests

An experimental vaccine against Ebola virus manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline has not caused serious side effects. An immune response was in 20 volunteers who received it during the initial test, as scientists have confirmed Wednesday in The New England Journal of Medicine. The volunteers were monitored for 48 weeks during the trial, which began on September […]

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: mechanism of action and indications

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) due to its anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic and availability without a prescription are used in large quantities by patients without consulting your doctor. Note, however, that their long-term use can lead to serious complications. The mechanism of action of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs The mechanism of action of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs is […]

Amlodipine regulates high blood pressure

Amlodipine (brand name Norvasc) is a calcium channel blocker and makes it easier for the heart to pump blood. It does this relax blood vessels. It also controls chest pain when taken regularly. Sometimes is prescribed in combination with other medicines. Amlodipine is manufactured in tablet form. The usual dosage is once a day. Take […]

High cholesterol levels increases the risk of heart attacks in men

Men with high cholesterol levels are more likely to have heart problems. They have a risk of heart attacks three times higher than women with the same level of cholesterol. This fact is confirmed by the study of Norwegian scientists. Surveys were analyzed 45,000 patients who had blood tests. During the study 500 men and […]