Vaccination against high blood pressure: a new strategy

@article{Samuelsson2008VaccinationAH,
  title={Vaccination against high blood pressure: a new strategy},
  author={O. Samuelsson and H. Herlitz},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2008},
  volume={371},
  pages={788-789}
}
  • O. Samuelsson, H. Herlitz
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • 788 www.thelancet.com Vol 371 March 8, 2008 In today’s Lancet, Alain Tissot and colleagues report a new strategy to treat hypertension. In patients with mild-to-moderate hypertension, these investigators used active immunisation against angiotensin II with a vaccine in which the endogenous peptide is linked to a virus-like particle. This study is the fi rst to show that vaccination against a vasoactive endogenous substance can reduce blood pressure in human beings. Previous attempts have been… CONTINUE READING
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