Tag Archives: hypertension

Hard-to-Treat Hypertension Among Black Adults May Be Linked to Sleep Apnea

Black people are more likely to have hypertension than their white counterparts. Now, new findings published in the journal Circulation suggest that untreated sleep apnea that’s moderate or severe is associated with increased odds of resistant hypertension in African Americans, according to an article by American Heart Association News. Sleep apnea is a serious sleep… Read More »

United Therapeutics to develop, sell Arena Pharma's hypertension treatment

(Reuters) – United Therapeutics Corp on Thursday signed a deal potentially worth up to $ 1.2 billion for the rights to develop and sell Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc’s pulmonary arterial hypertension treatment(PAH). The two companies said the deal for Arena’s late-stage experimental treatment, ralinepag, includes milestone payments of up to $ 400 million based on certain… Read More »