FDA agrees to consider CV outcomes indication for alirocumab
Regeneron and Sanofi announced that the FDA has agreed to review its supplemental biologics license application to add an indication stating alirocumab improves CV...
8 days ago - Healio
GLOBAL LEADERS: Long-term ticagrelor monotherapy not superior to standard DAPT
MUNICH - In patients who undergo PCI, 1 month of combination ticagrelor and aspirin therapy followed by ticagrelor alone was not superior to 1-year standard dual antiplatelet...
24 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
ARRIVE: Aspirin does not reduce initial vascular events in low-to-moderate risk population
MUNICH - In a moderate-risk population with low event rates, aspirin did not significantly reduce initial vascular events, according to the ARRIVE study presented at the...
25 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
ORBITA Group Offers Middle Ground on Stenting for Stable Angina
Study solidifies the physiological basis, suggests maximizing placebo effect
1 month ago - MedPageToday
Novel coronary sinus device safely relieves symptoms in refractory angina
A novel device designed to treat chronic severe angina was implanted safely, effectively reduced angina symptoms and improved quality of life, according to the REDUCE...
1 month ago - Healio - 5 articles
Health Benefits of Portfolio Diet Revealed
Portfolio diet estimated13 per cent reduction in the overall risk for coronary heart disease, which includes angina and heart attack.
1 month ago - Medindia Health
Exercise cuts risk of chronic disease in older adults
People who engaged in the highest levels of total physical activity were twice as lively to avoid stroke, heart disease, angina, cancer and diabetes, and be in optimal physical...
1 month ago - ScienceDaily - 3 articles
Five-Year FAME 2 Data in Stable CAD Reassuring and Surprising
PCI continued to provide benefits over medical therapy alone in patients with stable angina, but results also hint at a lower rate of MI. Medscape Medical News
3 monthes ago - Medscape
PCI Improves Angina, QOL in Stable CHD With 'Gray Zone' FFR
For patients with stable coronary heart disease and fractional flow reserve values in the gray zone between 0.75 and 0.82, adding PCI to medical therapy improved symptoms and...
3 monthes ago - Medscape
ORBITA: FFR/iFR Predict Ischemia but Not Symptoms After PCI
New results from the controversial trial suggest invasive physiology predicts ischemia after intervention, but not angina or exercise time, indicating their relationship with...
3 monthes ago - Medscape - 2 articles
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9-Year-Old Boy Brings A Handgun And Ammunition To School
A fellow student alerted a teacher to the handgun in the boy's backpack This week, a nine-year-old boy was caught possessing a gun at his Las Vegas elementary school. It's 2018...
Summer 2020 Olympics in Tokyo may be hit by deadly dengue fever
Researchers from Harvard have raised concerns following the unexpected dengue outbreak in Japan's capital city in 2014. This shows Tokyo has the climate and mosquitoes for the...
Death rates up for 5 of the 12 leading causes - driving life expectancy down
More people died from 'deaths of despair' like suicide and those of old age, like Alzheimer's, in 2016 than died a decade before, driving life expectancy down four months, the...
One dead and 17 sickened by E. coli from beef
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday the beef was produced and packaged at Cargill Meat Solutions in Fort Morgan on June 21 and shipped to retailers nationwide.
A differentiator can be handy in crowded joint health market
Joint care as a subset of healthy aging will be a thriving market in the future. But itâs crowded and will place a premium on product differentiation, says one expert.
Girls Tend to Read and Write Better Than Boys: American Study
The significant gender gap has been found in learning processes such as reading and writing among boys and girls of Fourth grade; girls have been found to better at reading and...
Research finds exercise increases brain size, memory function as you age
Here's one more reason to start working out - a study has shown that regular exercise can benefit our brain in the long run. The study, a collaborative effort between...
Antibiotics found to actually COMPROMISE the immune system in some cases
While antibiotics work with our immune system to eliminate infections, the drugs often have side effects. A recent study by researchers from the Broad Institute of MIT and...
Women who eat a Mediterranean diet face a 22% lower risk of stroke
University of East Anglia, researchers compared the stroke risk of 23,000 participants, who were put into four different groups based on how closely they followed the diet...
Study warns chemicals found in common household products may cause endocrine...
A new study has pinpointed a potential link between PFAS - a controversial group of man-made chemicals - and elevated levels of hyperthyroidism in domestic cats.