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Use of beta-blockers to treat high blood pressure in people with HIV associated with poorer cardiovascular outcomes

Beta-blockers for first-line treatment high blood pressure is associated with an increased risk of heart disease among people with HIV, according to research published in Hypertension. Investigators from the US Department of Veterans Affairs examined cardiovascular outcomes among approximately 8000 HIV-positive individuals with hypertension (high blood pressure) over seven years of follow-up. One in eight… Read More »

Are diets associated with lipoma growth

Although the lipoma is harmless; however, some deposits may continue to grow and turn out to be painful. In other cases, genetic inherited conditions such as Gardner syndrome and hereditary multiple lipomatosis cause a person to have several lipomas. But some also wonder whether their diet plays a role in getting or managing lipomas. Cold… Read More »