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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.
New drug lixivaptan reduces excess fluid build-up in patients with congestive heart failure

New drug lixivaptan reduces excess fluid build-up in patients with congestive heart failure

New model is able to accurately predict survival for patients with heart failure

New model is able to accurately predict survival for patients with heart failure

Filter more effective than diuretics for heart failure

Filter more effective than diuretics for heart failure

Diuretics improve exercise capacity in patients with congestive heart failure

Diuretics improve exercise capacity in patients with congestive heart failure

High blood pressure and kidney disease increase risk for heart disease and stroke in older Americans

High blood pressure and kidney disease increase risk for heart disease and stroke in older Americans

$3.7 million to improve high blood pressure control

$3.7 million to improve high blood pressure control

Thiamin supplements may help protect heart failure patients

Thiamin supplements may help protect heart failure patients

Acetazolamide improves central sleep apnea in heart failure

Acetazolamide improves central sleep apnea in heart failure

Finding how water channels - aquaporins - open and close may lead to new drugs

Finding how water channels - aquaporins - open and close may lead to new drugs

Ultrafiltration therapy safe and effective

Ultrafiltration therapy safe and effective

High blood pressure research advances efforts to tailor drugs to individual patients

High blood pressure research advances efforts to tailor drugs to individual patients

Blood pressure near the heart is more predictive of cardiovascular outcomes than blood pressure measured in the arm

Blood pressure near the heart is more predictive of cardiovascular outcomes than blood pressure measured in the arm

Bumetanide may help treat seizures in newborns

Bumetanide may help treat seizures in newborns

Amiloride and spironolactone may help patients with high blood pressure

Amiloride and spironolactone may help patients with high blood pressure

Innovative new treatment for moderate to severe heart failure

Innovative new treatment for moderate to severe heart failure

Strokes and heart attacks can be prevented in people with high blood pressure

Strokes and heart attacks can be prevented in people with high blood pressure

Controlling high blood pressure in individuals age 80 years and older has become a major national health problem

Controlling high blood pressure in individuals age 80 years and older has become a major national health problem

Study shows that while the rate of high blood pressure increased with age, numbers of people receiving treatment for the condition did not

Study shows that while the rate of high blood pressure increased with age, numbers of people receiving treatment for the condition did not

Viagra's non-blood pressure effect successfully mimics vasopressin action

Viagra's non-blood pressure effect successfully mimics vasopressin action

Major study says for diabetics with high blood pressure diuretics are the best option

Major study says for diabetics with high blood pressure diuretics are the best option