Aneurysms

The results from the phase III study known as GiACTA, which evaluated Tocilizumab ( Actemra, RoActemra ), an anti-IL-6 receptor...


Abdominal aortic aneurysm ( AAA ) repair aims to prevent premature death from AAA rupture. Elective repair is currently recommended...


Randomized controlled trials have shown no significant difference in survival between immediate open repair and surveillance with selective repair for...


Kawasaki disease ( KD ) is a severe childhood disease that many parents mistake for an inconsequential viral infection. If...


Individuals with two or more first-degree relatives who have had aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage ( aSAH ) have an increased risk...


The Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) has approved Valiant Captivia Thoracic Stent Graft System to be used in...


MHRA ( Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency ) previously advised that the contraindications for Dabigatran ( Pradaxa ) had...


The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use ( CHMP ) has adopted a positive opinion recommending a change to...


Celgene has announced results of phase II trial ( BCT-001 ) on Apremilast, a oral targeted inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4...


Cigarette smokers who were treated for cerebral aneurysms with coil embolization are at greater risk of developing another aneurysm. In...


A fifth of young adults whose blood vessels ruptured inside their brain abused drugs and more than 40 percent had...


For patients with life-threatening aneurysms of the carotid artery in the neck, a minimally invasive stent-grafting technique can be just...


Diabetic retinopathy has been found in nearly 8 percent of pre-diabetic participants in the Diabetes Prevention Program ( DPP ). Diabetic...


Researchers from Northwestern University have identified a possible viral cause of Kawasaki disease, the most common cause of acquired heart...


Imaging data from a Phase 2 study of Pegaptanib ( Macugen ) in diabetic macular edema (...


A study, published in Circulation - Journal of the American Heart Association - documented that cocaine predisposes to...


Men between the ages of 65 and 75 who are or have been smokers should have a one-time ultrasound to...


Each year, 200,000 Americans find out that the largest blood vessel in their body, the aorta, may burst open at...