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2014-09-22 04:21:48

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVRx, Inc., a private medical device company, announced today it secured a $15 million growth capital debt facility from Silicon Valley Bank. "Obtaining this funding significantly extends our cash availability to advance CVRx's hypertension and heart failure businesses. This growth capital will help ensure that CVRx can continue to invest aggressively in the market development and clinical activities required to deliver Barostim Therapy for these...

2014-09-19 23:07:14

HelpRx.info, the leading provider of free prescription discounts, now offers discounts on all common high blood pressure medications. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Script Relief, operator of HelpRx.info, now offers free Rx discounts on all commonly prescribed high blood pressure medications. HelpRx.info is the leading provider of free online drug coupons and has saved its users over $600,000,000 on prescription costs. To further its mission of making prescription medications...

2014-09-16 23:02:05

This family focused event that includes a 5K and 1 mile Run/Walk continues a unique collaboration between the University of Colorado Denver and Children's Hospital Colorado -- both national and world leaders in PH research and patient care. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Who: The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA), The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and Children’s Hospital Colorado are hosting Colorado PH in the Park 2014. PHA is the country’s...

2014-09-16 20:27:29

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ROX Medical today presented positive results from the CONTROL-HTN trial, an international multi-center, prospective, randomized, controlled, blinded endpoint study of the ROX Coupler for the treatment of arterial hypertension. The CONTROL-HTN trial, NCT01642498, evaluated the safety and efficacy of a percutaneous procedure creating a fixed connection between a central artery and vein in the upper leg - for the treatment of...

2014-09-15 12:27:26

BOSTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adults who consume a high-protein diet may be at a lower risk for developing high blood pressure (HBP). The study, published in the American Journal of Hypertension, by researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), found participants consuming the highest amount of protein (an average of 100 g protein/day) had a 40 percent lower risk of having high blood pressure compared to the lowest intake level. One of three U.S. adults has...

2014-09-15 08:29:48

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Carolina Men's Clinic (http://thecarolinamensclinic.com/), Dr. Hansen and his staff treat men with erectile dysfunction every day, so they're in an excellent position to note the underlying factors influencing this condition. One such factor, the use of pharmaceuticals for treating high blood pressure, has become a focal point for the clinic. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140912/145822 "Erectile dysfunction often has a...

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...

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2014-09-08 07:24:34

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report Postmenopausal women who eat foods higher in potassium are less likely to have strokes and die than women who eat less potassium-rich foods, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke. “Previous studies have shown that potassium consumption may lower blood pressure. But whether potassium intake could prevent stroke or death wasn’t clear,” said Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller, Ph.D., study senior...

2014-09-04 23:01:50

Pulmonary Hypertension Association - Midwest Chapter to hold inaugural Greater Detroit O2 Breathe 10K, 5K and Fun Walk. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 One Step Closer to a Cure for Pulmonary Hypertension Pulmonary Hypertension Association - Midwest Chapter will hold its inaugural Greater Detroit O2 Breathe 10K, 5K and Fun Walk on Sunday, September 7, 2014. The O2 Breathe Run/Walks bring the Pulmonary Hypertension community together to raise awareness of the disease in their...


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Hypertension (journal)
2012-05-14 11:48:30

Hypertension is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1979 and published monthly by the American Heart Association (AHA). As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is John E. Hall (University of Mississippi). Publishing formats include original manuscripts, invited review summaries, invited case-based reviews, recent study highlights, invited brief commentaries, scientific or technical tutorials, letter to the editor, and novel findings of unusual interest. This journal focuses on...

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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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