New Guidance on Personalized Exercise for BP Control

Recommendations for prescribing exercise to control high blood pressure have been put forward by various medical organizations and expert panels, but finding the bandwidth to craft personalized exercise training for their patients poses a challenge for clinicians. Now, European cardiology societies have issued a consensus statement that offers an algorithm…

In US, Lockdowns Added 2 Pounds per Month

Americans gained nearly 2 pounds per month under COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders in 2020, according to a new study published Monday in JAMA Network Open. Those who kept the same lockdown habits could have gained 20 pounds during the past year, the study authors said. “We know that weight gain is…

Four Phases Help COVID Patients Ease Back Into Exercise

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Once patients who have had COVID-19 are symptom-free for at least 7 days, clinicians can assess their risk for beginning an exercise regimen and help them start slowly, new research advises. Guidance on how clinicians can…

Symptoms of Angina

Angina is commonly manifested as chest pain or discomfort in the chest. Angina is of two classical types – stable and unstable angina. Stable angina results from atherosclerosis and narrowing of the coronary arteries while unstable angina results from breakage of plaques or fatty deposits on the inside walls of…

Zeklen

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. ZEKLEN® Ezetimibe/Simvastatin Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about ZEKLEN. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor…

Ezalo Composite Pack

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. EZALO COMPOSITE PACK ezetimibe and rosuvastatin calcium Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about EZALO COMPOSITE PACK. It does not contain all the available information.It does not take the…

Monace

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. MONACE fosinopril sodium CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION What is in this leaflet Please read this leaflet carefully before you start taking Monace tablets. This leaflet answers some common questions about Monace tablets. It does not contain all the…