CHF And Arrhtyhmias

Empagliflozin Cuts CVD Risk in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes, PAD

By November 15, 2017

At study start, 21% of the more than 7,000 EMPA-REG OUTCOME trial participants had existing peripheral artery disease.

Does Noninvasive Testing Improve Outcomes in Patients With Acute Chest Pain?

November 15, 2017

Noninvasive testing with CCTA or stress testing also leads to more radiation exposure, greater cost

Prexxartan Oral Solution Gets Tentative FDA Approval

By November 01, 2017

The FDA's final approval is pending the period of patent and/or exclusivity protection, and may not be made effective until the period has expired.

Updated Guidelines for Managing Ventricular Arrhythmias Released

November 01, 2017

"The risks of ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death vary in specific populations with different underlying cardiac conditions and with specific family history and genetic variants, and this variation has important implications for studying and applying therapies," a guideline co-author said in a statement.

Coffee Consumption and Mortality in Diabetes: What's the Link?

September 14, 2017

Compared with women who did not consume caffeine, women who consumed caffeine had an adjusted hazard ratio for death of 0.49 for <100 mg caffeine/day, 0.43 for 100 to <200mg/day, and 0.34 for ≥200 mg caffeine/day (P=0.007).

'Overfat' Pandemic Grows Even as Obesity Rates Level Off

July 25, 2017

Traditional methods of measuring weight or body mass index are ineffective in assessing whether a person is overfat, the study authors said.