H P Rhomberg

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methyldopa given for two to six weeks causes a rise in serum prolactin concentrations in hypertensive patients. Our studies have confirmed that patients on long-term treatment with methyldopa have raised serum prolactin concentrations. Furthermore, we have shown that even a single oral dose of methyldopa will increase serum prolactin concentrations. Basal(More)
Information on drug consumption was collected in May 1987 within the framework of the 10 year follow-up survey of a coronary risk factor detection programme in the Tyrolean village of Oberperfuss. Data were obtained from the entire cohort born between 1913 and 1927. On average, men took 1.7 and women 2.8 different types of drugs. Blood pressure lowering(More)
In 1987 the population of a rural community in Tyrol aged 20 to 74 years was screened for plasma lipids (cholesterol, HDL cholesterol and triglycerides). The mean cholesterol value was 205.8 mg/dl (5.31 mml/l) in men and 207.9 mg/dl (5.37 mmol/l) in women. These values seem to be the lowest so far recorded for population-based cholesterol values in Austria.(More)
In 1977 a field survey of coronary risk factors was undertaken in a Tyrolean village. All inhabitants aged between 20 and 64 years were investigated for hyper-cholesterolaemia, hypertension and smoking. In subsequent years a community intervention programme was developed and implemented in a joint endeavour between the general practitioners of the village(More)