Long term glucocorticoid (GC) therapy may cause osteopenia or osteoporosis in patients suffering from SLE (Systemic Lupus Erytematosus). Osteopenia and osteoporosis are conditions, where there occurs rarification of bone due to less availability of calcium for bone health. In other wards the bone mass is decreased. The frequency of osteoporosis in SLE ranges from 4.0 […]
Food and Gut Microbes Acting together in Enhancing Production of TMAO may Increase Risk of Heart Attack
Food and gut microbes acting together in increasing production of TMAO (Trimethylamine N-Oxide) may increase the risk of Heart Attack from atherosclerosis. Clinician On Net: Food and Gut Microbes Acting together in Enhancing Production of TMAO (Trimethylamine N-Oxide) may Increase Risk of Heart Attack.
The Mechanisms by which ACE Inhibitors Reduce High Blood Pressure may Cause Acute Renal failure as well
ACE (Angiotensin Converting Enzyme) Inhibitors, ACE Antagonists and ACE receptor blockers are the drugs used to treat hypertension. These drugs are widely prescribed for their beneficial effect on other conditions like Heart Failure and proteinuria in chronic kidney disease etc.. A new study published in the PLOS One, associates the use of these drugs with […]
It has been seen that early treatment of myocardial infarction with metoprolol, while in transit to the hospital, can significantly reduce damage to the heart muscles, according to clinical trial study results published Oct. 1 in the journal Circulation. Read more; Clinician On Net: Beneficial Effects of a Selective and Cheap Beta-blocker like Metoprolol on […]
The two amoeba those can affect brain are Naegleria and Hartmanella. Usually, contacted from water sports, but may get in through forcing of contaminated water through nose; the parasite traverses brain through the nose via olfactory nerve and starts infection. Read more; Amoeba can Travel to Brain to cause Primary Meningoencephalitis ~ From A Clinician’s […]