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2013-10-30 08:30:29

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVRx, Inc., a privately held medical device company, has closed on an additional $12 million under its Series F financing. This brings the total raised in the Series F financing to $42 million. CVRx plans to use the funding for the primary purposes of advancing its clinical trials and expanding its international commercial activities. New investors added in this round of financing included Ysios Capital, DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. and others....

2013-10-29 11:58:34

Statement Highlights: -Healthcare providers should personalize preventive care for cardiovascular disease patients age 75 and older. -Benefits of preventive strategies must be balanced with the risks and tradeoffs of various interventions for older patients. -Patients should be involved in the decision-making process. Strategies to prevent heart attack, stroke and other major cardiac events should be individualized for older adults who should play a role in choosing their therapies,...

2013-10-29 08:33:43

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chronic inflammation--not cholesterol--is the cause of heart disease. Many doctors and research scientists now believe that most chronic diseases may have the same root cause: inflammation. Chronic low-grade inflammation has been linked to heart attacks, strokes, type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, and even cancer. In a recent study published in the Lancet,(1) the world's leading general medical journal, researchers concluded that inflammation...

2013-10-29 00:21:45

REDUCE-HTN Data Presented Today at TCT Demonstrate Excellent Safety Profile SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients treated with the Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) Vessix(TM) Renal Denervation System experienced a significant and sustained reduction in blood pressure, according to new data presented today at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) Conference in San Francisco. An interim analysis of 139 patients enrolled in the REDUCE-HTN post market study affirms the...

2013-10-28 12:25:24

WHIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare today announced preliminary results from two ongoing, open-label, long-term extension studies investigating its recently approved Adempas(®) (riociguat) tablets will be presented in scientific forum at CHEST 2013, the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians, October 26 - 31, in Chicago, IL. Adempas was approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration on October 8, 2013 for: (i) the treatment of...

World Stroke Day - October 29, 2013
2013-10-28 04:41:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The role of caregivers in supporting those who have suffered a stroke, as well as myths and misconceptions surrounding the disease will be highlighted on Tuesday, October 29 as the global healthcare community marks World Stroke Day. A stroke attacks someone, regardless of age or gender, every two seconds, the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) said in a statement Friday. Six million people die as a result of a stroke every year,...

2013-10-25 10:35:02

For those suffering from cardiovascular disease, pharmaceutical or surgical interventions are sometimes the only way to improve their health. While lifestyle changes alone won’t help in those situations, doctors as Baylor College of Medicine say that making healthy choices should still be a cornerstone of reducing the risk for development of cardiovascular disease. “In some cases, lifestyle changes can help eliminate the need for pharmacologic therapy to treat certain risk factors such...

2013-10-22 23:19:40

The Salt Institute applauds the scientific integrity displayed by Hypertension Canada in their recent recommendation to raise the minimum level of sodium consumption from 1,500 to 2,000 mg per day. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 The Salt Institute applauds the scientific integrity displayed by Hypertension Canada in their recent recommendation to raise the minimum level of sodium consumption from 1,500 to 2,000 mg per day and hopes that the scientific evidence continues to drive...

2013-10-22 10:19:33

ACP's new guideline presents evidence-based recommendations for screening, monitoring, and treatment of adults with stage 1-3 chronic kidney disease The American College of Physicians (ACP) recommends against screening for chronic kidney disease (CKD) in asymptomatic adults without risk factors. ACP's new clinical practice guideline, "Screening, Monitoring, and Treatment of Stage 1-3 Chronic Kidney Disease", was published today in Annals of Internal Medicine, ACP's flagship journal....

2013-10-21 23:02:09

High blood pressure has been called a 'silent killer' and is considered a barometer of overall circulatory health. Claudia Lora, M.D. will discuss ways to maintain healthy blood pressure in this month's "Breakfast with the Docs" at the Oak Park Arms retirement community. (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Claudia Lora, M.D. will lead a discussion on blood pressure at "Breakfast with the Docs" at 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 30 at the Oak Park Arms retirement community,...


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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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