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High Blood Pressure

BP drug may ease recovery in alcoholics with withdrawal symptoms

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have revealed that drug once used to treat high blood pressure (BP) can help alcoholics with withdrawal symptoms reduce or eliminate their drinking

Bootleg alcohol is believed to have killed 21 people in Malaysia -- Photo: AFP

BP medicine may lower death risk from flu, pneumonia

Researchers have found that drugs to lower the blood pressure of the type ‘ACE inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor blockers’ reduce the mortality rate of influenza and pneumonia

Your BP may be on rise due to inadequate Vitamin D in your body. File photo