Cardiovascular Disease Resource Center

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That Extra Cup of Coffee

Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III was used to determine whether coffee has an effect on cardiovascular and all-cause mortality.

New Device Detects Falls

The FDA has granted clearance for its HealthPatch MD biosensor for 24-hour patient monitoring in their homes.

Novel Cholesterol Drug BLA Submitted

Amgen announced that it has submitted a Biologics License Application (BLA) to the FDA for evolocumab for the treatment of high cholesterol.

Instant Noodles and Metabolic Syndrome

A staple in the diet of many college students could increase the risk of metabolic syndrome in women, independent of major dietary patterns.

Eliquis: 3 New Indications

Treatment of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE), and for the reduction in the risk of recurrent DVT and PE following initial therapy.

Generic Klor-Con Tablets Launched

Mylan announced its launch of Potassium Chloride Extended-Release Tablets, the generic version of Upsher-Smith's Klor-Con.

Aspirin for Stroke Prevention?

The benefits of long-term aspirin therapy for secondary stroke prevention may outweigh the risks typically associated with aspirin.

New Drug Product: Zontivity

To reduce thrombotic cardiovascular events in patients with a history of myocardial infarction (MI) or with peripheral arterial disease (PAD).


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