Content about Cardiovascular diseases

February 4, 2011

The cardiovascular drug market will turn into a difficult conquest in the years to come as it increasingly will be dominated by generics, but that isn’t stopping drug companies from continuing to develop treatments — 299 of them, according to a recent report by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America — for high cholesterol, hypertension, atrial fibrillation, heart failure and other heart-related conditions.

February 1, 2011

Pharmacy and health policy advocates endlessly tout the cost-saving 
benefits of improved medication adherence. In January, CVS Caremark put more teeth into that argument with some dramatic new findings that should get the attention of every health plan payer.


January 6, 2011

Patients with one or more out of four chronic diseases studied who take their medications as prescribed may save the healthcare system as much as $7,800 per patient annually, according to findings of a new CVS Caremark study analyzing annual pharmacy and medical costs over a three-year period.

November 22, 2010

Blood pressure monitor manufacturer Omron Healthcare is working with the American Heart Association to promote heart health ...

November 21, 2010

A cholesterol-lowering drug made by Merck appears to reduce the risk of heart attacks, strokes...

November 14, 2010

A drug made by Pfizer may help decrease the risk of cardiovascular death or heart...

October 6, 2010

Bayer Consumer Care and WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease on Wednesday...

September 27, 2010

The market for hypertension drugs will drop by $3 billion by the end of the...

September 1, 2010

Omron Healthcare has joined forces with "The Dr. Oz Show" in an integrated media partnership...

May 24, 2010

A new study published in Circulation, the American Heart Association journal, found that cutting sugar-sweetened...

May 24, 2010

The use of at-home blood pressure monitors and Web-based reporting tools that connect clinicians and...

May 5, 2010

A Forest Labs drug used to treat mild to moderate hypertension “significantly” reduced blood pressure...

May 2, 2010

A leading manufacturer and distributor of blood pressure monitors designed for home use announced a...

April 13, 2010

Take Care Health Systems has announced that it now is offering free blood pressure screenings...

March 14, 2010

Diabetes patients combining drugs to control blood fat and blood pressure may remain at risk...

February 10, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug by Daiichi Sankyo for treating hypertension...

February 9, 2010

A drug for treating a genetic cholesterol disorder decreased levels of “bad” LDL cholesterol in...

February 2, 2010

A new survey conducted by the University of Michigan Medical School revealed that diabetes patients...

January 24, 2010

Rite Aid on Monday announced that it again is supporting the American Heart Association’s "Go...

November 24, 2009

If anyone still doubted the extraordinary contributions that pharmacists can bring to the nation’s costly...

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