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BBBulletin Board
BBBed & Breakfast (also seen as B&B)
BBBase Ball
BBBasket Ball
BBBe Back
BBBlack Bird
BBBad Boy
BBBroadband
BBBasic Block
BBBeach Boys
BBBanco do Brasil (Brazil)
BBBuilding Block
BBBall Bearing
BBBarbados
BBBye Bye
BBBoys' Brigade
BBBoys' Brigade (UK)
BBBarry Bonds (baseball player)
BBBarbara Bush (wrestling)
BBBowling Ball
BBBelly Button
BBBatman Begins (movie)
BBBatman Begins
BBBrought By
BBBangladesh Bank
BBBrigitte Bardot
BBBugs Bunny
BBBeauty and the Beast
BBBattleship
BBBreaking Benjamin (band)
BBBackbone (networking)
BBBreaking Bad (TV show)
BBBeastie Boys
BBBarbell (weight lifting)
BBBackstreet Boys (band)
BBBest Before
BBBill Belichick (football coach)
BbBumble and bumble (hair care products)
BBBrooklyn Bridge
BBBeyblade (anime)
BBBuffalo Bill
BBBad Brains (band)
BBBeatbox
BBBrady Bunch (TV show)
BBBread and Butter
BBBaby Boomer
BBBunk Beds
BBBad Breath
BBBattle of the Bulge (gaming)
BBBail Bond
BBBugle Boy
BBBeanie Baby
BBBreadboard
BBBeavis & Butthead
BBBritish Bulldog
BBBunker Buster (bomb)
BBBeggars Banquet (Rolling Stones album)
BBBatman Beyond (cartoon)
BBBareboat (chartered shipping term)
BBBare Back
BBB'nai B'rith
BBBad Break (proofreading, inappropriate line break)
BBBase Band
BBBachelor of Business
BBBundesbahn (German Federal Railroad)
BBBurning Blade (World of Warcraft game)
BBBundle Branch
BBBrent Barry (NBA Player)
BBBeast Boy (Teen Titans character)
BBBand Boosters
BBBandwidth Broker
BBBridgeport Bluefish (CT baseball team)
BBBattleBots
BBBusiness Board
BBBackbord (German: Nautical Port)
BBBlitz Basic (gaming)
BBBrightest Blessings
BBbreakbulk (US DoD)
BBBad Beginning (Lemony Snicket)
BBBargain Booze (UK store)
BBBridge Board (Amiga & Commodore)
BBButt Boy
BBBase Bleed (extended range artillery projectile)
BBBall Bullet
BBBurgan Bank
BBBritish Blue (cat breed)
BBBeer Bash
BBBlackburrow (gaming, Everquest)
BBBatista Bomb (wrestling finishing move)
BBBeer Break
BBBubble Buddy (Spongebob Squarepants cartoon)
BBBrainBread (gaming, Half-Life modification)
BbBinibini (Filipino: Miss or Ms)
BBBallast Bonus (chartered shipping term)
BBBegin Bracket (Indicator)
BBBare Base
BBBase on Balls, Walk (baseball scoring)
BBBureau of Budget
BBButcherblock Mountains (Everquest game)
BBBack Bias
BBBaby Bullet
BBBully Busters
BBBrass Board
BBBovine Babesiosis
BBBackward Bend (stretching exercise)
BBBase Burn (extended range artillery projectile)
BBBereits Benannt (German, legal)
BBBoroondara Brass (Boroondara, VIC, Australia)
BBBlock Brazing
BBBeethoven Band (San Antonio, TX)
BBBlawenburg Band
BBBeginning of Bridge (construction)
BBBubba Bomb (wrestling finishing move)
BBBang Bang Apparel Co. Ltd (South Korea)
BBBird Buffer
BBBirmingham Belt Railroad
BBBoogie Bandits (breakdance crew)
BBBroadcast Burst
BBBargaining Board (pay plan for US Federal government employees represented by a bargaining unit union)
BBBlackheaded Budworm (insect)
BBBrown and Brenn (Gram stain technique)
BBBusterbros (podcast)
BBBritish Bakeries Ltd (UK)
BBBananaBux (LadderMonkey currency)
BBBinary Bernoulli (sequence)
BBBangor Belt Railroad
BBBollinger Bodies (avian pox)
BBBaxter Bros Ltd (textile manufacturers)
BBBuffer Broadcasting
BBBo Bice (American Idol TV show)
BBBerlin Brigade
BBBling-Bling (gaudy jewelry)
BBBig Butt
BBBlood Bowl (gaming)
BBBlue Balls
BBBeta-Blockers
BBBilderbergs
BBBhangra Blowout
BBBodyboard
BBBobby Bonilla (former baseball player)
BBBlackburn (postcode, United Kingdom)
BBBerlinetta Boxer (Ferrari)
BBBlackboard
BBBlood Brothers (band)
BBBig Bluestem (grass)
BBBlue Blazer (wrestling)
BBBig Bully
BBBlessed Be
BBBest Buy (consumer electronics store)
BBNickname of Benjamin Netanyahu (Israeli prime minister)
BBBlack Burst
BBBlue Book
BBBig Block (auto engine)
BBBlockbuster (video)
BBBill Blass
BBBig Book
BBBlizzard Beach (Walt Disney World)
BBBody Bags (TV series)
BBBody Builder
BBBig Bang
BBBest Bitter (British Ale)
BBBest Buddies
BBBest of Breed
BBBig Breakfast (UK TV show)
BBBig Brother (TV show)
BBBill Back
BBBlack Belt
BBBlack Border
BBBlack Box
BBBlackbody
BBBlue Box (Fone Freaks)
BBBollinger Bands (John Bollinger; investment concept)
BBBottom Bounce
BBBottom Bracket (bicycle)
BBBoulogne Boys
BBBloomberg (financial company)
BBBolted Bonnet
BBBooty Bay (gaming, World of Warcraft)
BBBig Black (MTV character)
BBBig Blind (poker)
BBBlitzball (gaming, Final Fantasy 10)
BBBody Blow (boxing)
BBBig Band
BbBest Boards (forum software)
BBBlues Boy (singer BB King)
BBBis Bald (German: see you soon)
BBBig Business
BBBlue Beetle (superhero)
BBBill Bailey (comedian)
BBBlues Brothers
BBBig Bird (Sesame Street character)
BBBilling Block (Sprint)
BBBond Building (US government)
BBBenazir Bhutto (Pakistani politician)
BBBorder Brother (prison gang)
BBBlackberry
BBBig Bet (poker)
References in periodicals archive ?
Beta-blockers intervene by preventing adrenaline from binding to alpha and beta receptors.
It would be premature to recommend the use of beta-blockers for these patients, until we conduct prospective clinical studies said Dr.
Patients who used beta-blockers had higher SBP and DBP and more acceptable MAP values than those who did not use beta-blockers.
The 2013 American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association heart failure guideline recommends the use of one of the 3 beta-blockers proven to reduce mortality (bisoprolol, carvedilol, or sustained-release metoprolol succinate) for all patients with current or previous symptoms of heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, unless contraindicated, to reduce morbidity and mortality.
Moreover, as was shown in the Conduit Artery Function Evaluation (CAFE) study, beta-blockers have what has been termed "pseudo-antihypertensive efficacy": That is, they fail to reduce central aortic blood pressure to the same extent they lower systolic blood pressure, which may explain why they are less cardioprotective than other antihypertensive drugs.
Beta-blockers are used to treat migraine as they counteract the effects of noradrenalin on blood vessels in the head.
Patients in the first cohort received a higher percentage of their prescribed beta-blockers post-operatively than patients in the second cohort but overall most patients received most of their prescribed beta-blockers (Table 3).
Second-line beta-blockers were found to be more effective at reducing diastolic blood pressure (the minimum pressure in the arteries between beats when the heart relaxes to fill with blood) but had little or no effect on pulse pressure, while second-line thiazides significantly decreased pulse pressure in a dose-related manner.
The incidence of depression in new users of beta-blockers and selected antihypertensives.
Patients who received at least one dose of beta-blockers were identified on the basis of the hospital pharmacy order database.
Are beta-blockers efficacious as first-line therapy for hypertension in the elderly?