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Losartan is a drug used to treat high blood pressure. Losartan blocks the action of chemicals that make blood vessels constrict (get narrower). It is a type of angiotensin II receptor antagonist. Also called Cozaar and losartan potassium.
Angiotensin receptor blockers could improve response to cancer immunotherapy

Angiotensin receptor blockers could improve response to cancer immunotherapy

Hypertension drug may improve effectiveness of ovarian cancer treatment

Hypertension drug may improve effectiveness of ovarian cancer treatment

FDA issues warning letter to Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical involved in valsartan recall

FDA issues warning letter to Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical involved in valsartan recall

FDA recalls montelukast tablets by Camber Pharmaceuticals due to drug mix-up

FDA recalls montelukast tablets by Camber Pharmaceuticals due to drug mix-up

Topical gel made from blood pressure pills holds great promise in healing chronic wounds

Topical gel made from blood pressure pills holds great promise in healing chronic wounds

SU2C and its collaborators announce four teams to intercept cancer at earliest stages

SU2C and its collaborators announce four teams to intercept cancer at earliest stages

Preeclampsia may permanently change blood vessels to increase heart disease risk

Preeclampsia may permanently change blood vessels to increase heart disease risk

Researchers find strong link between angiotensin receptor autoantibodies and increased risk of frailty

Researchers find strong link between angiotensin receptor autoantibodies and increased risk of frailty

MGH researchers discover how obesity increases inflammation, desmoplasia in PDAC patients

MGH researchers discover how obesity increases inflammation, desmoplasia in PDAC patients

Wake Forest Baptist researchers looking for ways to keep older adults on their feet

Wake Forest Baptist researchers looking for ways to keep older adults on their feet

New sites opened across the South West for Alzheimer’s disease clinical trial

New sites opened across the South West for Alzheimer’s disease clinical trial

New treatment for Marfan syndrome works as well as beta blockers

New treatment for Marfan syndrome works as well as beta blockers

Investigational treatment shows promise against Marfan syndrome

Investigational treatment shows promise against Marfan syndrome

New path may lead to powerful adjunctive novel therapy for PTSD treatment

New path may lead to powerful adjunctive novel therapy for PTSD treatment

Drug used to treat hypertension prevents post-traumatic epilepsy in rodent model

Drug used to treat hypertension prevents post-traumatic epilepsy in rodent model

CT scans predict effectiveness of chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer

CT scans predict effectiveness of chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer

Johns Hopkins cardiologist receives first Harrington prize for innovation in medicine

Johns Hopkins cardiologist receives first Harrington prize for innovation in medicine

Common blood pressure drug reduces fatal cardiac problem in patients with Marfan syndrome

Common blood pressure drug reduces fatal cardiac problem in patients with Marfan syndrome

Faulty genetic pathway is a potent player in many types of allergies, say researchers

Faulty genetic pathway is a potent player in many types of allergies, say researchers