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US Cardio Societies: Continue Antihypertensives Amid COVID-19

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 17, 2020 — Three American professional cardiology societies have issued a joint statement urging continuation of renin–angiotensin–aldosterone system (RAAS) antagonists in patients, despite theoretical concerns that their use might worsen outcomes in the event of infection with COVID-19. The new …

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Scientists Seek Answers to Hypertension-COVID-19 Link

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 11, 2020, BOSTON — In the world of Ralph Baric, PhD, not much is a coincidence. So he perked up when he saw that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 illness, enters the lungs through ACE2 receptors, and that people with …

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ESC Says Continue Hypertension Meds Despite COVID-19 Concern

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 16, 2020 — The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has issued a statement urging physicians and patients to continue treatment with angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs), in light of a newly described theory that those agents …

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