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  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqKfL3z5yM4 This was a 60 minutes show about the brain deposits of patients over 90. It...

  • I suggest that some of you need to add a unique new due diligence for your mind. I am quite serious as most people are ...

  • While usually impressed with Doc Gumshoe analysis, this treatise tends to show him out of his depth. The mention of u...

  • I am an obese senior citizen who walks to & from the bus stop once a day, every single day. I "chew the fat" with ...

  • I read with interest about taking blood pressure reducing meds at night. I used to take mine in the morning but a few y...

  • That is just not true, there are many cures in medicine, including antibiotics, many orthopedic procedures like joint...

  • Thanks for another well researched reveal on George Gilder, Travis. Contrary to 'Judy', below, I found it very useful....

  • The very mention of CLNE elevated my blood pressure! I invested a sizable $ on brother in law suggestion (I knew bet...

  • Dr Linus Pauling discovered that inflamation in blood vessels is caused by inadequate levels of vitamin C, which alowed ...

  • Statins are dangerous, and often come with many side effects that are worse than the problem they are trying to correct!...

  • I'm 88. My blood pressure measures in the range of 120/65 +/- 5; pulse usually around 60 except mornings ~55. Not diabet...

  • It´s hardly Big Pharma being the problem, but the price. Here in Europe these instruments are paid for by the health in...

  • Hey Doc: Nitric Oxide is reported to help lower blood pressure so is said to be heart healthy. Ketamine inhibits it??...

  • Michael, regarding the Vascular Hypothesis and imaging studies showing no increase in blood flow that one might expect f...

  • AUZ no position...I find AUZ distasteful also, shameless spinning and sloppy management. I just laugh at their puffing t...

  • Doc told me I had high blood pressure. Gave me Valsartan. Took it 2 days and went off- bad SE's. Got on a treadmill, ate...

  • If this gel works and is approved by the FDA it would eliminate a problem that some of my friends have where they cannot...

  • The funny thing is....it might be Diamedics. KLK1 levels fall with age, and blood pressure rises while perfusion is poor...

  • $BLPH nervous long H.C. Wainwright initiates coverage on Bellerophon Therapeutics (NASDAQ: BLPH) with a Buy rating and ...

  • Casey: thanks for a clear-eyed post that lays out many aspects of what's now going on at and with Vistagen. I will defin...

  • I've long believed that the problem is as much weak arteries and veins as high blood pressure. They get weak over time ...

  • "I'll say this for high blood pressure: it's a lot better than no blood pressure at all." Attributed to Louis B. Mayer...

  • Also if you research further you will find that us older people actually need a higher blood pressure to get the require...

  • I am puzzled that doctors never consider the likelihood that, for older persons, the actual blood pressure inside the ar...

  • Nonsense! The new blood pressure guidelines are designed to sell more blood pressure medicine so pharma magnates can buy...

  • I'd suggest voice-to-text apps that you can then cut and paste into comments - but given all the drug and stock termino...

  • Well, didn't see this one coming. Half an hour ago, TransEnterix announced a major Chinese marketing deal for SurgiBot. ...

  • $Noticker: Interesting Quanta Magazine (from the Simonds Foundation) article about a smell receptor (Oflr78) found in th...

  • Well said. My eye doctor has been trying for years to get me to take needle injections of a drug directly into my eyebal...

  • I recently had a heart attack 10/29 to say the least. None of what you have posted seems to fit. The heart attacks had a...

  • Wow, $5,000 is one of the highest subscriptions around.... and they're only offering one suggestion to start.... which...

  • $EYEG Hi Eyedoc I had a retinal vein occlusion (blood vessel bursts behind eye and you are blind in that eye) se...

  • Thanks prageav....a certain irony is that when it comes here to trying to teach people about the virtues of voclosporin,...

  • I, too, am a firm believer in the low carb diet (pioneered by Atkins, now seen in South Beach, Paleo, etc.) The USDA Fo...

  • $MG Magnesium is a potent vasodilator. It lowers my blood pressure significantly when taken either orally or in the f...

  • $BLPH A nice, lucid article published on a professional website, with key information about Bellerophon's innovative ...

  • On lisinopril: I was prescribed lisinopril years ago for high blood pressure. I developed a persistent cough, which hun...

  • Thanks Eph97! On the weight of current evidence Berberine does seem to have the best of Metformin's benefits, with pract...

  • $AUPH (long) Voclosporin update from company: Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (AUPH)(AUP.TO) (“Aurinia” or the ...

  • Hi Doc, I too was in acute rehab last month for about 10 days after 3 days in the hospital following back surgery. T...

  • Rick: I have to offer a heartfelt congratulations because if that's what you've come up with, I feel you've done fine wo...

  • No $ticker. Looking for thoughts/help for my 85 year old Uncle. Suffering from uncontrollable diarrhea most every day. ...

  • Akari emerged out of the work on Miles Nunn, DPhil, an Oxford biochemist who took a post-doctoral position with a Britis...

  • I used HIIT every other day for 20 minutes (3 sets of max out for 25 seconds followed by 5 minutes of slower pedaling) o...

  • $ZFGN (long). I'm more interested in what doctors are willing to prescribe versus what patients want. Too many of th...

  • Bad genes? You? I doubt it! But genes adapt us for life in different settings. If you were with a group of people on the...

  • Thank you JohnM, your knowledge will keep my blood pressure down. Very long ARTH....

  • As a long term sufferer of inflammation ( I am over 80 years of age), with decades of High Blood Pressure frequently ove...

  • An interesting article fresh from the press of Lancet (1/11/2017) "Study unveils how stress may increase risk of hear...

  • The pipeline of "brain peptides" that Palatin has are things I would view as very speculative and little to bank on. Rem...

  • I vote for Myron over Dave S. Dave S position seems more theoretical than reality. Nearly all of my friends and clos...

  • FOR SURE !!! that is the idea behind the medical prospects and application of MEMs. sense your blood pressure, heart bea...

  • The intranasal route gives absorption that's too rapid and causes surging blood pressure. Bremelanotide is a small enoug...

  • $PTN have searched Tropic of Palatin and elsewhere, but couldn't find what I was looking for. My question is: can breme...

  • Hi analog: CTIX continues to drift towards being an investment grade equity. My read of the situation is that the compan...

  • Giraffes have the highest blood pressure in the mammal world. How do they keep from having strokes when grazing on grass...

  • $500M US sales, $1.5B ex-US, $2B globally. If they hustle, they can have BLA approval for marketing in 1H2018 by submitt...

  • twa14, you are awesome to provide the blood pressure discussion thread; believe the comments relating to the discussion ...

  • rpalmer also check this link and thread for more recent discussion on blood pressure: search on 'amlodipine' http://w...

  • rpalmer, this link and sub posts may be helpful on the blood pressure discussion. http://www.stockgumshoe.com/2016/03/li...

  • Can anyone steer me to the original discussion re blood pressure? I am going in next Monday to discuss my bp problems w...

  • To Dr.KSS A couple of months ago there was a short discussion on the threads concerning high blood pressure. I added my...

  • $PTN. There was no change in the treatment period. It had been set at 24 weeks, not 32 weeks. The patients were dosed to...

  • Hi: There's no evidence of melanocortin receptor-4 downregulation with continued stimulation. I think there's a possibil...

  • I wanted to devote some time this morning to TG Therapeutics because it's a long idea that I don't feel we've covered we...

  • This surprised me. Researchers from Zhengzhou University in China reveal an exciting discovery relevant to an easy wa...

  • How bad is the blood pressure issue I wonder?...

  • Hi niizajim: Thanks for posting and bringing up Kitov $KTOV. For home gamers, this is an Israeli biotech that got a SPA ...

  • http://www.stockgumshoe.com/2015/11/the-manchurian-candida/comment-page-15/#comment-4612184 also has warrants: JYOUNG007...

  • Thank you for exposing the hyperbolic BS being presented in most of these info-spams (did I just invent a new term?). T...

  • I wish them well, but of course setmelanotide does not compete with bremelanotide. Setmelanotide treats the hyperphagia ...

  • Peter here is the main part of the report on RLYP put out by Stifel. ile represent After today’s (June 27) market...

  • Nice study with RLYP with effects of Veltassa on blood pressure and Aldosterone. http://www.kidney-international.org/...

  • $RLYP http://seekingalpha.com/pr/16531600-results-pre-specified-exploratory-analysis-phase-3-opal-hk-study-evaluating-e...

  • These Common Medications Cause Dementia and Brain Shrinkage Researchers at the Indiana University School of Medi...

  • Your kind remark motivated me to do a little more looking. There are about 871,000 people with end stage renal disease...

  • More on sleep/sleep induction and relationship of sleep and Alzheimer’s: http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnew...

  • Prior authorization isn't going away. The label will not "improve." If what is meant by label improvement is deletion of...

  • $RLYP: Interesting points from the comments section in article on SA. Time is on RLYP's side: 1. Only one-third of...

  • With all due respect to anesthesiologists, they really don't know much about what is going on inside the surgical field....

  • Hey 8 hate pills and meds... I don't normally buy supplements but my VA doctor freaked me out. My cholesterol was bad an...

  • This is a topic that interests me a lot. High blood pressure runs in my family and seems I am currently pre hypertensive...

  • long $RLYP Dr. KSS, Speaking of Veltessa, do you think it is good for patients with a long history of very high blood ...

  • It's an interesting drug in that it appears to have some vasodilatory activity based on potentiation of nitric oxide ela...

  • $RLYP long - #Veltassa lowers bp significantly, wow! via Helen Ong ‏@Lin_ling_88 May 4 Helen Ong Retweeted Rajesh ...

  • twa14 - I had high blood pressure in the 170/110 range. Doc put me on losartan, which brought it down to 140/90 range. A...

  • For TWA 14: Like Tanglewood, I am not an MD and can only share the following personal anecdotal observations and conce...

  • Hi TWA14; I am not a doctor. I have borderline high blood pressure (around 140 + or - 10). but your's sounds dangerously...

  • I was recently prescribed Lisinopril for high blood pressure but have as yet not taken them. I would like to ask both yo...

  • $PTN - Dr. KSS: Question, does natural strong sexual desire cause blood pressure increase? Long $PTN...

  • Hi Don....great post. In 2014, we talked a lot in these threads about Palatin $PTN, a NYC firm with licenses to a number...

  • $PTN (I’m long) I noticed a sharp increase in the price today, up 14.37%, so thought I’d see if I could find a reas...

  • RLYP: All of the actions by the CEO and the board of Relypsa says that they are in it for the long haul. From their arra...

  • From the 2015 Dutch food-based dietary guidelines, science based review in EJCN. http://www.nature.com/ejcn/journal/v...

  • I am long on KSS and have own most of the shares he has indicated he owns. I sold 40% of my $ARTH only because it is oc...

  • FWIW, I had high blood pressure and was put on losartan. It could not get my systolic under 140, and a year later I had ...

  • And that makes three; I just turned 76 on March 24th. My cholesterol is good but I do have atrial fibrallation and borde...

  • KennyG - I really appreciated receiving this article. I take both statins and blood pressure meds. I'm 76 and getting ...

  • Interesting article expressing the virtues of statins and questions the value of blood pressure meds: http://www.forbes...

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