Cholesterol-lowering statins show promise for the treatment of severe coronavirus infections. Statins lowered the death rate and decreased the need for mechanical ventilation in patients hospitalized for severe COVID-19.
Researchers confirm ACE inhibitors and ARBS medications may increase the risk of patients with COVID-19 developing more severe symptoms.
None of the 41 most commonly prescribed blood pressure medications increases the risk of depression. Nine medications that lower blood pressure were found to significantly lower depression risks.
Drugs used to treat hypertension appear to reduce cell damage associated with Alzheimer's disease, a new study reports.