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2014-09-09 23:08:16

Nearly 10 percent of people with high blood pressure have resistant hypertension, meaning their blood pressure is still high despite taking at least three medications. Taking combination pills, exercising, and eating less sodium can help. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 High blood pressure is a leading cause of stroke and heart disease. Dozens of medications and other therapies are available to treat high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. Yet many people can't get...

2014-09-09 16:26:55

DUBLIN, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today confirmed that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee (CRDAC) has voted to recommend against approval of Actavis' New Drug Application (NDA) for the fixed-dose combination of nebivolol and valsartan for the treatment of hypertension. The committee vote was six to four recommending against approval. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130124/NY47381LOGO...

2014-09-08 08:32:02

DENVER, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silvergate Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (www.Silvergatepharma.com), focused on the development and commercialization of innovative and safe medicines for children, today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Epaned® (enalapril maleate Powder for Oral Solution) for the treatment of symptomatic heart failure and the treatment of asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction (to decrease the rate of development of overt heart...

Gustavo Saposnik
2014-08-29 03:00:19

Geoff Koehler, St. Michael's Hospital Stroke patients are 70 percent more likely to continue taking their stroke prevention medications one year later if they have a prescription in hand when discharged – according to researchers at St. Michael’s Hospital and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). Using data from 11 stroke centers, researchers determined how many Ontarians were taking their medications one week, one year and two years after having a stroke. The...

2014-07-08 23:05:03

Have you experienced intestinal problems after taking Benicar, Azor or Tribenzor? There are current lawsuits being filed on behalf of victims. Toledo, OH (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning on July 3, 2013, that the blood pressure drug, olmesartan medoxomil (marketed as Benicar, Benicar HCT, Azor, Tribenzor, and generics) can cause serious intestinal problems known as sprue-like enteropathy. The FDA also required changes to the labels of...

2014-07-03 11:58:33

The JAMA Network Journals Bottom Line: Women with long-term high blood pressure (hypertension) appear to be at an increased risk for the skin condition psoriasis, and long-term use of beta (β)-blocker medication to treat hypertension may also increase the risk of psoriasis. Author: Shaowei Wu, M.D., Ph.D., of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, and colleagues. Background: Psoriasis is an immune-related chronic disease that affects about 3 percent of the U.S. population. The...

2014-06-30 23:15:58

Shane Michaels releases a review of Blood Pressure Solution, a guide developed by Ken Burge to help people discover how to lower their blood pressure without prescription medications. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Blood Pressure Solution, Ken Burge’s at-home guide to lowering blood pressure naturally without expensive and even toxic, prescription medications has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. “Hypertension is often called “The...

2014-06-09 08:27:46

MINNEAPOLIS, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVRx, Inc., a private medical device company, announced today it achieved two significant milestones in its heart failure and hypertension businesses. "We are very excited to announce that CVRx has completed enrollment of our Barostim HOPE4HF heart failure study and that the French Ministry of Health has selected Barostim Therapy(TM) for Resistant Hypertension as one of five investigator-initiated studies it will fund beginning in 2014. We feel...

2014-05-21 10:42:05

Diabetologia New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) shows that increasing severity of heart failure is associated with an increased risk of developing diabetes. The study is by Dr Malene Demant, Department of Cardiology, Copenhagen University Hospital Gentofte, Copenhagen, Denmark, and colleagues. A previous study by the same authors has shown an increased risk of diabetes in patients with heart failure following a...

2014-05-19 12:34:04

European Society of Cardiology Serelaxin has neutral effect on diuretic response Poor diuretic response is associated with worse in-hospital and post-discharge clinical outcomes, results of the RELAX-AHF trial reveal. The study also found that serelaxin has a neutral effect on diuretic response. These novel data from the RELAX-AHF trial were presented by lead author Professor Adriaan A. Voors at the Heart Failure Congress 2014, held 17-20 May in Athens, Greece. The Congress is the...


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