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June 21, 2010 – Long-term data presented today from Ardian’s Symplicity HTN-1 study demonstrate that the significant reductions in blood pressure achieved using renal denervation (RDN) treatment...

June 15, 2010 – Health care professionals can now get information on the diagnosis, pathology, and treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) on their smart phones. Actelion...

April 22, 2010 — An improved formulation of epoprostenol for the treatment of primary pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) and pulmonary hypertension is now commercially available.

April 19, 2010 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently cleared a generic version of metoprolol succinate extended-release tablets. The beta-blocker is used to treat angina, heart...

March 23, 2010 – The FDA granted approval for diltiazem hydrochloride extended-release tablets to treat hypertension, which is the generic equivalent to Biovail Laboratories International SRL's...

March 16, 2010 — Lowering blood pressure to normal levels — below currently recommended levels — did not significantly reduce the combined risk of fatal or nonfatal cardiovascular disease events...

March 3, 2010 – Pharmaceutical companies will struggle to profit from the cardiovascular disease (CVD) market over the next decade despite growing drug usage, according to new market research from...

January 21, 2010 – A new minimally invasive therapy using radiofrequency ablation to short-circuit nerves in the kidney arteries shows promise in treating uncontrolled hypertension. The research...

January 21, 2010 - A recent study found generic epoprostenol is a safe and effective therapy alternative to brand name Flolan for patients suffering from pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

January 11, 2010 – A hypertension drug using a combination of telmisartan/amlodipine, which requires less-frequent dosing than Novartis's Diovan/Tareg (valsartan), may earn 30 percent patient...

November 23, 2009 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Nov. 20 approved Revatio (sildenafil) Injection, an intravenous formulation of Revatio, for the treatment of adult patients with...

October 15, 2009 – A study conducted by the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) demonstrates that, for certain patient populations, an experimental device that lowers blood pressure may...

June 21, 2007 - Exforge, a single-tablet combination of two of the most prescribed high blood pressure medicines, has been granted final FDA approval for use in patients who suffer from high blood...