Hypertension and nephrology

SEPTEMBER 13, 2021

[The treatment of patients with hypertension and HFpEF. The role of MRA (mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist), ARNI (angiotensin receptor blocker – neprilysin inhibitor), and the SGLT-2 inhibitors ( sodium-glucose-cotransporter-2 inhibitors)]

MASSZI Gabriella

[Summary – The prevalence of the symptomatic form of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) often causes therapeutic problem for physicians. Hypertension is one of the most frequent concomitant illness among many comorbidities. Therefore its treatment, care and monitoring needs special attention, as well. Newer therapeutic options will be reviewed in the light of the results of the studies concerning treatment of HFpEF and high blood pressure.]

Hypertension and nephrology

SEPTEMBER 13, 2021

[Facts and misbeliefs regarding thiazides and thiazide-like diuretics]


[Summary – Diuretics are listed in hypertension guidelines as part of first-line treatment options unvariably. A lot of discussion has been directed at side effect profiles and as a result, has created a perhaps disproportionate fear of the metabolic effects and potential increased risk of skin cancer that can be associated with diuretics. Data, however, show that the risk of a clinically meaningful change in laboratory parameters is very low, their carcinogenic potential is not fully proved,... tovább »

Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice

AUGUST 30, 2020

[Beliefs and Misconceptions about Vaccination]


[Vaccination is one of the most effective public health interventions against infectious diseases, especially against vaccine-preventable paediatric diseases. However, there are parents either delaying or refusing recommended childhood vaccination due to the fear of a ‘link’ between vaccinations and autism or other diseases. Religious objection is often used as an excuse to avoid the vaccination. Opposition to vaccination dates back to the Victorian age. Since the 18th century, fear and... tovább »

Hypertension and nephrology

JUNE 24, 2021

[The main directions of treatment of obesity are described in VIII. Hungarian In the light of the Cardiovascular Consensus Conference]


[The treatment of obesity is a complex process, the elements of which are lifestyle change (diet and exercise), psychic driving, medication and need in case of surgical treatment. The Hungarian Society of Obesitology and Movement Therapy the first half year of the weight loss program is low in carbs and elevated suggests a protein-rich diet. When designing physical activity, dynamic, aerobic (eg walking, walking, jogging, swimming, cycling, etc.) are recommended. In drug therapy,... tovább »