Jehovah's Witnesses, whose faith forbids them from receiving blood transfusions, recover from heart surgery faster and with fewer complications than those who do get blood, in a study that may change thinking on current practice.
Pfizer Inc.'s Norvasc, in combination with another drug, helped
lower patients' risk of heart attack, stroke and death, giving
doctors another first-line option to treat high blood pressure, a
Energy drinks such as Red Bull and Monster, which have replaced
an afternoon cup of coffee for many people, can raise blood
pressure and heart rate, and probably shouldn't be used by those
with heart disease, researchers said.