October 21, 2020

Antacid drugs linked to stroke

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By Dr. David Brownstein From Newsmax Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are some of the most widely used medications on the market. They work by poisoning an enzyme that is responsible for stomach cells’ ability to make hydrochloric acid. Unfortunately, these drugs are associated with a host of adverse effects including osteoporosis, heart attacks, and abnormal […]

CAYMAN HEART FUND 10th Annual International Symposium

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The Cayman Heart Fund  10th Annual International Symposium took place at Grand Cayman Marriott George Town on Thu March 23 2017. Presenter: CONSTANTINO S. PEÑA, M.D. Constantino S. Peña, M.D., is an interventional radiologist and the medical director of vascular imaging of Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida. Dr. Peña […]

New Blood Pressure Guidelines Dangerous: Study

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From Newsmax Scientists continue to debate when doctors should prescribe blood pressure medication for older Americans, with a new study saying delayed treatment puts people at greater risk of stroke. For people 60 and older, a U.S. panel in 2014 recommended raising the blood pressure rate at which doctors prescribe treatment from 140 to 150 […]