Heart attacks

The FDA ( U.S. Food and Drug Administration ) is alerting the public that preliminary results from a safety clinical...


The FDA ( U.S. Food and Drug Administration ) has approved Tibsovo ( Ivosidenib ) tablets for the treatment of...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has approved the first pacemaker that does not require the use of...


In the prospective, open-label, non-interventional, multicenter RESPONSIfVE study, the effectiveness, response rates and tolerability of Ivabradine ( Corlentor, Procoralan )...


A reduction of cardiovascular events has been reported in phase 2 and 3 trials of the proprotein convertase subtilisin kexin...


While menopause is commonly considered a risk factor for heart disease, menopausal women had a lower risk of dying from...


Myocardial infarction patients treated with a substantially lower dosage of beta-blockers than used in earlier clinical trials showing their...



The European Commission ( EC ) has approved Revolade ( Eltrombopag ) for the treatment of adult patients with severe...


Revolade ( Eltrombopag ) is used in adults for the treatment of: • long-term immune thrombocytopenic purpura ( ITP ), a...


Without administering a simple blood test in the first few days after surgery, 85% of the myocardial infarctions or injuries...


Dronedarone ( Multaq ) is a new antiarrhythmic drug used in the treatment of atrial fibrillation ( AF ). Researchers...


Statins ( HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors ) are widely used medicines for patients with lipid disorders and in the primary and...


Adding the drug Ezetimibe to treatment with Simvastatin lowers the risk of future cardiovascular problems, including myocardial infarction and stroke,...


A new study presented at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress ( EULAR 2014 ) has shown a significantly...


The European Medicines Agency’s Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee ( PRAC ) has concluded that the effects of the painkiller Diclofenac...


The Coordination Group for Mutual Recognition and Decentralised Procedures – Human ( CMDh ) has endorsed by majority new safety...


Myocardial infarction rates have spiked in Greece since the start of the country's financial crisis, especially among women and residents...


Nitrous oxide, best known as laughing gas, is one of the world's oldest and most widely used anesthetics. Despite its...


Merck ( MSD ) has announced that the HPS2-THRIVE ( Heart Protection Study 2-Treatment of HDL to Reduce the Incidence...