ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 31, 2008
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(New York: John McKenzie) A new study finding that a pair of drugs may become the gold standard for treating high blood pressure examined; scenes shown from a convention of heart doctors; details given about the hypertension study on using a calcium channel blocker and an ACE inhibitor. [Blood pressure patient Alton WOLFF- cite the number of medicines he has tried.] [Johns Hopkins Medical Center Dr. Roger BLUMENTHAL, Virginia Commonwealth Medical Center Dr. Dominic SICA- say these results are promising and will change medical practice.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) Another finding at the medical conference casting doubt on the popular drug Vytorin in fighting heart disease noted.
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