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Angiotensin is an oligopeptide in the blood that causes vasoconstriction, increased blood pressure, and release of aldosterone from the adrenal cortex. It is a powerful dipsogen. It is derived from the precursor molecule angiotensinogen, a serum globulin produced in the liver. It plays an important role in the renin-angiotensin system.
FDA checks metformin drugs for potentially carcinogenic substance

FDA checks metformin drugs for potentially carcinogenic substance

Cancer patients receiving common heart drugs have less heart damage from cancer therapy

Cancer patients receiving common heart drugs have less heart damage from cancer therapy

Large gap between norms and actual quality of primary care in Canadian kidney patients

Large gap between norms and actual quality of primary care in Canadian kidney patients

Study compares safety and effectiveness of first-line antihypertensive drug classes

Study compares safety and effectiveness of first-line antihypertensive drug classes

First-line antihypertensives may not be most effective, study shows

First-line antihypertensives may not be most effective, study shows

Most popular first-line treatment for hypertension may be less effective than alternative drugs

Most popular first-line treatment for hypertension may be less effective than alternative drugs

Father’s nutritional pattern affects child’s cardiovascular health

Father’s nutritional pattern affects child’s cardiovascular health

Rapamycin is more effective at slowing down aging, says researcher

Rapamycin is more effective at slowing down aging, says researcher

New drug Aliskiren shows promise for heart failure patients

New drug Aliskiren shows promise for heart failure patients

Heart failure medication often prescribed in lower dosages than recommended

Heart failure medication often prescribed in lower dosages than recommended

FDA warns about Ranitidine containing known carcinogen NDMA

FDA warns about Ranitidine containing known carcinogen NDMA

Physiologists, researchers to discuss factors underlying cardiovascular disease at APS conference

Physiologists, researchers to discuss factors underlying cardiovascular disease at APS conference

Diabetes drug can also be used to treat heart failure

Diabetes drug can also be used to treat heart failure

New polypill cheaper, better at reducing cardiovascular disease

New polypill cheaper, better at reducing cardiovascular disease

Studies reveal how popular drug helps in heart failure

Studies reveal how popular drug helps in heart failure

ARNI therapy trial misses target in heart failure, may have selective benefit only

ARNI therapy trial misses target in heart failure, may have selective benefit only

ESC guidelines highlight detrimental impact of pollution, noise on patients with chronic coronary syndromes

ESC guidelines highlight detrimental impact of pollution, noise on patients with chronic coronary syndromes

FDA approves novel device to treat symptoms associated with advanced heart failure

FDA approves novel device to treat symptoms associated with advanced heart failure

Disease-modifying therapy for Alport syndrome still remains an unmet need

Disease-modifying therapy for Alport syndrome still remains an unmet need

Antihypertensive drug use linked with reduction in dementia risk

Antihypertensive drug use linked with reduction in dementia risk