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2014-06-17 16:25:52

HAMPTON, N.J., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bellerophon Therapeutics, LLC, a clinical stage biotherapeutics company, today announced that it has completed enrollment of its 80-patient Phase 2 clinical trial of INOpulse for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). PAH is a life-threatening, progressive disorder characterized by abnormal constriction of the arteries of the lung, leading to increased blood pressure in the lungs and abnormal strain on the heart's right...

2014-06-12 12:29:46

Brigham and Women's Hospital Findings have clinical implications for the 18 million Americans who have obstructive sleep apnea in the United States Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), the most widely prescribed therapy for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, resulted in significantly lower blood pressure compared to either nocturnal supplemental oxygen or an educational control treatment, according to a new study from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH). The study is...

A Meaningful Need Arises For Elderly-Based Activity Trackers
2014-06-12 06:28:09

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online Just a few years ago, as cell phones became more broadly accepted and used, it became clear there was an entire demographic that was being left behind by the mobile trend. Billing itself as the senior cell phone, the Jitterbug was a device with larger buttons and display screen readout without all of the pesky and confusing applications that simply were unnecessary for the older set. For its wont to satisfy the senior demographic, it...

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...

How Does High Blood Pressure In Middle Age May Affect Memory In Old Age?
2014-06-05 03:58:30

American Academy of Neurology New research suggests that high blood pressure in middle age plays a critical role in whether blood pressure in old age may affect memory and thinking. The study is published in the June 4, 2014, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. "Our findings bring new insight into the relationship between a history of high blood pressure, blood pressure in old age, the effects of blood pressure on brain structure, and...

2014-06-04 11:48:08

American Heart Association Minorities at a higher risk of developing hypertension used a community-based program to significantly lower their blood pressure, researchers said at the American Heart Association’s Quality of Care and Outcomes Research 2014 Scientific Sessions. Researchers assessed the use of the American Heart Association’s Check. Change. Control. program in 18 urban, predominately African-American communities with a high rate of high blood pressure. The 4,069...

2014-06-03 23:06:52

ResearchMoz includes new market research report "AntiHypertensive Market and Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) Markets to 2019" to its huge collection of research reports. View all reports in Therapeutic Area Market Research at http://www.researchmoz.us/therapeutic-area-market-reports-37.html. Albany, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Anti-Hypertensive Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2020 – Increased Uptake of Combination Therapies to Offset Effects of Key Patent Expiries...

2014-05-31 23:02:01

AffordRx provides savings on beta blockers and thousands of medications. Margate, NJ (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Hypertension is a killer that lies in wait in one in every three American adults. Also known as high blood pressure, hypertension can affect circulation, liver and kidney function, and vision, and can lead to coronary artery disease, heart attack or stroke—even in younger patients. It's defined as regularly or often having a blood pressure reading of more than 140/90. High blood...

FDA Approves Several Drugs That Predictably Increase Risk For Heart And Stroke
2014-05-28 03:41:30

By Jeannette Spalding, Case Western Reserve University The agency charged to protect patients from dangerous drug side effects needs to be far more vigilant when it comes to medications that affect blood pressure. Robert P. Blankfield, MD, MS, a clinical professor of family medicine, issues this call to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in an editorial published recently in an online edition of the Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics; the print version of...

2014-05-27 16:00:39

Norwegian University of Science and Technology Norwegian researchers use large database and computer model to understand high blood pressure High blood pressure is highly age-related and affects more than 1 billion people worldwide. But doctors can't fully explain the cause of 90 per cent of all cases. A computer model of a "virtual human" suggests that stiff arteries alone are enough to cause high blood pressure. "Our results suggest that arterial stiffness represents a major...


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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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