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Quality of life was evaluated in a four-month randomised double-blind trial of verapamil compared with propranolol in the treatment of hypertension in 94 patients in the UK. Scores on a health status index, measuring activity and perceived health, increased in verapamil patients compared to a decrease in propranolol patients (P = 0.01). Measures of(More)
Up to 21 days after exposure to live or ultraviolet-inactivated equid herpesvirus type-1 (EHV-1) autologous serum from ponies caused an immunosuppressive effect if incorporated into T-cell proliferation assays to EHV-1. The suppressive factor in the sera of ponies also inhibited T-cell response to phytohaemagglutinin. Increased levels of circulating(More)
The efficacy, safety and toleration of sustained release verapamil (Securon SR, Knoll) and long acting propranolol (Inderal LA, ICI) in the treatment of mild to moderate hypertension were compared in a randomized, double-blind, parallel group study. Both drugs were of similar efficacy and were well tolerated in the majority of patients. However, in the(More)
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