Hypertension

This page includes news and new technology on hypertension. The condition is caused by abnormally high blood pressure that causes excess force and pressure of the blood against the artery walls. Long-term, this can cause damage the vessels and contributes to heart disease. Therapies include antihypertensive medications such as diurestics  and renal denervation therapy. 

Barbershop Intervention Continues to Lower Blood Pressure at One Year
News | Hypertension | December 27, 2018
December 27, 2018 — African-American men participating in a blood pressure reduction program implemented in barbershops...
Analytics 4 Life and Actelion to Develop New Diagnostics for Pulmonary Hypertension
News | Hypertension | December 14, 2018
December 14, 2018 — Digital health company Analytics 4 Life and Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd. announced a collaborative...
Mylan Expands Nationwide Recall of Valsartan Blood Pressure Medication
News | Pharmaceuticals | December 11, 2018
December 11, 2018 — Mylan Pharmaceuticals is expanding its consumer-level voluntary nationwide recall to include all...
A urine test can show patient compliance with taking their hypertension, high blood pressure, medications.
News | November 19, 2018
November 16, 2018 — A research team led by scientists and doctors in Leicester and the Netherlands has shown that a...
Hypertensive Crisis Five Times More Likely Among Blacks, according to a late-breaking study at AHA 2018. #AHA #AHA18 #AHA2018
News | Hypertension | November 13, 2018
November 13, 2018 — Black adults experience dangerous spikes in high blood pressure, called a hypertensive crisis, at a...
Videos | Hypertension | November 07, 2018
Kim Allan Williams, Sr., M.D., chief of the Division of Cardiology and the James B. Herrick Professor at Rush...
Home Monitoring Confirms Clinic Diagnosis of High Blood Pressure
News | Hypertension | October 29, 2018
October 29, 2018 — Blood pressure readings of 130/80 millimeters of mercury (mmHg) or higher taken at home can be used...
 Pulmonary artery denervation for CpcPH from the PADN-5 trial. #TCT2017

A series of procedural images of a pulmonary artery denervation for CpcPH from the PADN-5 trial.

News | Hypertension | October 04, 2018
October 4, 2018 — Pulmonary artery denervation (PADN) is associated with significant improvements in hemodynamic and...
BackBeat Cardiac Neuromodulation Therapy Reduces Blood Pressure at Two Years
News | Hypertension | October 02, 2018
October 2, 2018 — Two-year results of the Moderato I Study demonstrated immediate, substantial and sustained reduction...
Blood Pressure and Cholesterol-lowering Drugs Continue to Improve Survival After a Decade
News | Pharmaceuticals | August 27, 2018
August 27, 2018 — Blood pressure and cholesterol-lowering drugs continue to improve survival in patients with...
Being Overweight May Change Young Adults' Heart Structure, Function
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | August 03, 2018
August 3, 2018 — Even as a young adult, being overweight may cause higher blood pressure and thicken heart muscle,...
Most Black Adults Have High Blood Pressure Before Age 55
News | Hypertension | July 30, 2018
July 30, 2018 — Approximately 75 percent of black and men women are likely to develop high blood pressure by the age of...
American Heart Association Announces New Hypertension Center Certification
News | Hypertension | July 05, 2018
July 5, 2018 — Physician practices now have access to new resources to improve their standard of quality care for...
Medisafe Demonstrates Double-Digit Impact on Hypertension Medication Adherence
News | Mobile Devices | June 13, 2018
June 13, 2018 — Medication management platform Medisafe released data showing that, on average, hypertensive patients...
Paradise Renal Denervation System Shows Significant Blood Pressure Reduction in Hypertensive Patients. PCR, #euroPCR 2018
News | Renal Denervation | May 30, 2018
May 31, 2018 – ReCor Medical announced that the RADIANCE-HTN SOLO study met its primary efficacy endpoint and...