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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.
Common hypertension drug not effective in slowing down the progression of Alzheimer's disease

Common hypertension drug not effective in slowing down the progression of Alzheimer's disease

Current understanding of the link between COVID-19 and cardiovascular disease

Current understanding of the link between COVID-19 and cardiovascular disease

Blood pressure drug increases SARS-CoV-2 receptors in transmission and pathogenesis associated  tissues

Blood pressure drug increases SARS-CoV-2 receptors in transmission and pathogenesis associated tissues

Inhibition of SARS-CoV-2 replication in vitro by Losartan

Inhibition of SARS-CoV-2 replication in vitro by Losartan

Two types of blood pressure drugs provide equal benefits, but side effects differ

Two types of blood pressure drugs provide equal benefits, but side effects differ

Antihypertension drug may benefit patients with neurofibromatosis type 2

Antihypertension drug may benefit patients with neurofibromatosis type 2

Common blood pressure drug not effective in reducing hospitalization for mildly-ill COVID-19 outpatients

Common blood pressure drug not effective in reducing hospitalization for mildly-ill COVID-19 outpatients

Wearable sensor shows link between blood pressure and intracranial pressure

Wearable sensor shows link between blood pressure and intracranial pressure

Are COVID-19 medications safe in pregnancy?

Are COVID-19 medications safe in pregnancy?

Some heart medications may facilitate SARS-CoV-2 infection through increasing ACE2 receptor levels

Some heart medications may facilitate SARS-CoV-2 infection through increasing ACE2 receptor levels

Anti-diabetic drug metformin inhibits disease progression in Alport syndrome mouse model

Anti-diabetic drug metformin inhibits disease progression in Alport syndrome mouse model

Researchers use AI platform to identify best combination of available therapies against COVID-19.

Researchers use AI platform to identify best combination of available therapies against COVID-19.

Using AI to find optimal combination of available therapies against SARS-CoV-2

Using AI to find optimal combination of available therapies against SARS-CoV-2

COVID-19 should be treated as an acute inflammatory disease, Massey scientist says

COVID-19 should be treated as an acute inflammatory disease, Massey scientist says

RAS inhibitors and COVID-19 severity in hypertensive patients

RAS inhibitors and COVID-19 severity in hypertensive patients

Role of ACE/ARB inhibitors in the treatment of COVID-19

Role of ACE/ARB inhibitors in the treatment of COVID-19

Do ACE inhibitors increase SARS-CoV-2 binding to ACE2?

Do ACE inhibitors increase SARS-CoV-2 binding to ACE2?

Antihypertensive drugs may protect against COVID-19 in heart patients

Antihypertensive drugs may protect against COVID-19 in heart patients

CU Cancer Center named National Pancreas Foundation Center of Excellence

CU Cancer Center named National Pancreas Foundation Center of Excellence

Angiotensin receptor blockers could improve response to cancer immunotherapy

Angiotensin receptor blockers could improve response to cancer immunotherapy