Diuretic Drug News and Research

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A diuretic is any drug that elevates the rate of urination and thus provides a means of forced diuresis. There are several categories of diuretics. All diuretics increase the excretion of water from bodies, although each class does so in a distinct way.
Lower blood pressure to manage type 2 diabetes

Lower blood pressure to manage type 2 diabetes

Blood pressure pill offers diabetics a longer life

Blood pressure pill offers diabetics a longer life

Blood pressure drugs cut death rate in diabetes

Blood pressure drugs cut death rate in diabetes

Hypertension in the very elderly trial stopped

Hypertension in the very elderly trial stopped

Age-related hearing loss very common

Age-related hearing loss very common

Low potassium levels linked to increased mortality in heart failure patients

Low potassium levels linked to increased mortality in heart failure patients

Combination of medicines best for blood pressure control

Combination of medicines best for blood pressure control

Review of six large-scale clinical trials of aliskiren

Review of six large-scale clinical trials of aliskiren

One out of four people don't know they have hypertension

One out of four people don't know they have hypertension

Laparoscopic dismembered pyeloplasty in children younger than 2 years

Laparoscopic dismembered pyeloplasty in children younger than 2 years

New treatments and interventions for chronically impaired cardiac patients

New treatments and interventions for chronically impaired cardiac patients

Tekturna new hypertension drug - first in a decade

Tekturna new hypertension drug - first in a decade

FDA approves Tekturna for the treatment of high blood pressure

FDA approves Tekturna for the treatment of high blood pressure

Ranbaxy granted approval to manufacture Atenolol

Ranbaxy granted approval to manufacture Atenolol

Diabetes risk down three times with newer hypertension drugs

Diabetes risk down three times with newer hypertension drugs

One of the largest Japanese cardiovascular trials confirms angiotensin receptor blockade protects people who have a wide range of cardiovascular diseases

One of the largest Japanese cardiovascular trials confirms angiotensin receptor blockade protects people who have a wide range of cardiovascular diseases

Gout is a significant independent risk factor of heart attack

Gout is a significant independent risk factor of heart attack

New guidelines for treating high blood pressure discounts beta-blockers

New guidelines for treating high blood pressure discounts beta-blockers

Trandolapril and verapamil reduce risk of developing diabetes in Hispanic patients

Trandolapril and verapamil reduce risk of developing diabetes in Hispanic patients

MDCT urography shows potential for detecting bladder cancer without surgery

MDCT urography shows potential for detecting bladder cancer without surgery