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2014-01-08 17:34:19

Intravenous/sublingual tissue-penetrating homing peptide enhances activity of other pulmonary drugs, according to new research published in the American Journal of Pathology The development of new, more effective vasodilators to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) has been hampered because of their systemic toxicity and adverse side effects. An international team of investigators seeking to surmount these problems and increase drug efficacy have determined that a vascular homing...

2014-01-07 12:28:30

Single Digits Spell Danger: Higher Rate of Heart Attack, Stroke, Heart Failure - Assoc. Releases Quick Tips to Avoid Heart Health Risks NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The cold spell sweeping New York and the nation carries a fatal threat for the elderly, warns AARP of New York State. Today, the Association is releasing tips to help people avoid the increased risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure and other cardiovascular diseases, whose incident rates soar when the...

2014-01-07 12:27:28

HAMPTON, N.J., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ikaria, Inc., a critical care company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies designed to address the significant needs of critically ill patients in the hospital and ICU settings, today announced that its Chairman and CEO, Daniel Tasse, will present at the 2014 Biotech Showcase(TM) conference. Mr. Tasse's presentation will be given on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. PST in the Hearst Room on the third floor of...

2014-01-07 08:29:32

Health Economic Analysis Published in the Journal of Hypertension MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVRx, Inc., a privately held medical device company, today announced findings from a health-economic analysis published in the Journal of Hypertension that indicates Barostim Therapy is a cost-effective treatment option for patients with drug resistant hypertension. Based on blood pressure reductions attained with Barostim therapy, the Markov model used for this analysis projected that...

2014-01-03 04:20:23

WASHINGTON, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Women In Government (WIG) today announced the launch of its Pulmonary Hypertension Legislative Toolkit, designed to provide information and resources regarding Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) for women state legislators. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140103/MN39312) Each year, 10 to 15 million people are diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension, 200,000 are hospitalized, and more than 15,000 die of the disease. "Pulmonary...

Women Vulnerable High Blood Pressure
2014-01-02 12:48:09

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at Wake Forest University has found that women may be more vulnerable to the effects of high blood pressure than men. Published in the journal Therapeutic Advances in Cardiovascular Disease, the study found that women may experience more negative cardiovascular effects than men at the same elevated blood pressure level. "The medical community thought that high blood pressure was the same for both sexes and...

2013-12-22 23:00:14

Blood Pressure Reduction Guide designed by Paul Johnson is the latest book that helps people reduce their hypertension dramatically. From the site Vinamy.com, Tom Roye performed a full Blood Pressure Reduction Guide review that points out if this book is trustworthy. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 22, 2013 High blood pressure or hypertension is a chronic medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is elevated. Hypertension can increase the risk of heart disease and stroke....

Heart Disease, Stroke Continue To Be Top Health Threats In America
2013-12-20 07:10:20

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Each year, the American Heart Association (AHA) publishes the Heart Disease and Stroke Statistical Update in the journal Circulation. This year's report reveals that heart disease and stroke remain two of the top four killers of Americans, as well as posing a significant threat to millions of others. Reflecting the most up-to-date statistics on heart disease, stroke or other vascular diseases and their risk factors, the report is the...

NIH Issues New Blood Pressure Medication Guidelines
2013-12-18 17:49:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new set of recommendations for treating high blood pressure released by an expert panel has essentially called for less people to receive prescribed medications. Formed under the National Institutes of Health, the Eighth Joint National Committee has published an update to the last set of high blood pressure guidelines in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The last set of recommendations was issued in 2003....


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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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