Posts Tagged ‘medication non-adherence’

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July 17th, 2013

Stroke Risk Increases with Nonadherence to Antihypertensive Therapy

A large new observational study demonstrates that people who don’t take their antihypertensive medications are much more likely to have a stroke. The new study, published in the European Heart Journal, used nationwide prescription, hospital, and mortality records from 73,527 hypertensive patients in Finland. The investigators compared 26,704 patients who were hospitalized for or died of stroke with […]


January 29th, 2013

In REGARDS to Depression, MI, and Death in Patients with CHD

Monika Safford discusses the behavioral mechanisms that most contribute to the association between depression and MI or death in those with CHD.