Tag: hypertension

TARGET BP I trial enrols its first patient

The first patient has been randomised in the TARGET BP I trial at the Piedmont Heart Institute in Atlanta, USA, to investigate the use...

New Liverpool Centre for Cardiovascular Science established

The Liverpool Centre for Cardiovascular Science, an alliance between academia and the NHS, was established to advance cardiovascular and stroke research and innovation locally,...

First procedure performed in Rox Medical’s CONTROL HTN-2 clinical trial

The first patient was treated in the CONTROL hypertension (HTN)-2 clinical study, the Rox Medical’s pivotal study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of...

Marijuana use associated with three-fold risk of death from hypertension

Marijuana use is associated with a three-fold risk of death from hypertension, according to research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. “Steps are...

Researchers find new carotid body-removal treatment for hypertension

A team of clinical scientists at the University of Bristol (Bristol, UK) have found a new way to treat hypertension. The research study, entitled...