Heart transplantation

Farxiga ( Dapagliflozin ), a sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 ( SGLT2 ) inhibitor, has been approved in the US to reduce...


Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists ( MRAs ) have been demonstrated to improve outcomes in reduced ejection fraction heart failure ( HFrEF...


The European Commission ( EC ) has approved Kymriah ( Tisagenlecleucel, formerly CTL019 ). The approved indications are for the...


Results from the phase 2b ixCELL-DCM clinical study of Ixmyelocel-T in patients with advanced heart failure due to ischemic dilated...


A study has examined the correlation between pre-operative coronary artery disease ( CAD ) and post-operative cardiovascular events in lung...


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...


Clinical trials in heart failure have focused on the improvement in symptoms or decreases in the risk of death and...


The BENEFIT trial has shown that a 40 to 80 day treatment with the antiparasitic medication Benznidazole ( Rochagan,...


The 2015 ESC/ERS Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary hypertension are published in the European Heart Journal and...


National Institutes of Health ( NHI ) researchers have identified gene variants that cause a rare syndrome of sporadic fevers,...


A long-term study of children with a complex heart condition called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy ( HCM ) found that the risk...


Peripartum cardiomyopathy is an uncommon disorder associated with pregnancy in which the heart dilates and weakens, leading to symptoms of...


A study led by researchers from the Amyloidosis Center at Boston University School of Medicine ( BUSM ) and Boston...


Heart patients with the distressed ( Type D ) personality profile may face a higher risk of future cardiovascular problems. An...


Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have reported the use of a radiolabeled antibody to deliver targeted doses of...


Roche Laboratories, following discussion with the FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ), informed Health Care Professionals of important safety...


The results from five studies highlighting new advances in the treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia ( CML ) – a...


A three-year multi-center study of kidney-pancreas transplant recipients has identified a new risk factor for impaired kidney function, which may...


A study conducted at the University of Pittsburgh and led by lung disease specialists who are now at the University...