Simple change that can reduce CV events by 40%

Antihypertensives should be routinely given in the evening rather than the morning, a leading cardiologist says, after a meta-analysis showed this could reduce cardiac events by almost 40%.

Professor Garry Jennings, director of the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne, agreed with the conclusions of a US meta-analysis, which found a significantly lower rate of stroke and coronary events among patients who took their antihypertensives in the evening, compared with