Blood Pressure Medication can be detrimental in Old Age

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Old and frail patients have an increased mortality risk and increased memory problems when their blood pressure is lowered too much through medication. This is what has been discovered by researchers from the University of Bern and University of Leiden (Netherlands) in a large-scale study - thus relativising the official recommendations for antihypertensive medications. They were awarded with the 2018 research prize by the Kollegium für Hausartztmedizin [College of General Medicine] for their work.

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Blood Pressure Medication can be detrimental in Old Age (Myscience.ch 28/06/2018)

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