Hypertension affects approximately 1 of 3 adults in the United States, and about 2 million new cases are diagnosed each year.1,2 An additional 28% of the US population is afflicted with prehypertension, and approximately 7% of Americans are not aware that they even have hypertension.3 Globally, hypertension affects more than 1 billion people and is projected to reach 1.56 billion by 2025.4 It is the leading cause of death and the second leading cause of lost disability-adjusted life-years worldwide.4 Randomized controlled clinical trials have show

Hypertension Management: Implications to Patients, Providers, and Payers

Allergic rhinitis (AR) has a significant detrimental effect on a patient's quality of life (QoL), affecting sleep, normal daily activities, and work.1-4 Stempel and Woolf estimated that the 50 million Americans with AR spend more than $6 billion annually on prescription and nonprescription medications to relieve AR symptoms.5,6 Despite a growing body of literature on the effect of AR on QoL, there is a paucity of studies that use QoL findings to assess the cost-effectiveness of various agents used to treat AR.

Allergic Rhinitis: A Serious Condition with Many Safe and Effective Pharmaceutical Options

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States.

The 10,000-Life Measure Shows Real-World Costs of Disease Burden and Interventions on a Population

Bipolar disorder (BPD) is characterized by cyclic mood swings of manic, hypomanic, and depressive episodes. BPD often begins in adolescence or early adulthood and continues throughout life, with recurring mood episodes. Estimated relapse rates during the first year after illness onset range between 37% and 44%.1,2 Globally, BPD is a major cause of disability, suicide, and death.3

Bipolar Disorder Prevalence Often Underestimated
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