Could watching too much television be deadly? A new study presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2015 meeting is the first to examine the association between prolonged television watching and fatal pulmonary embolism (PE).
A new analysis showed that patients with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease with a history of heart failure could still take sitagliptin without an increased risk of cardiovascular complications.
For patients with resistant hypertension, adding spironolactone was significantly more effective than adding other antihypertensives, researchers presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2015.
Results from the PATHWAY 3 study demonstrated that a combination of half-dose diuretics can significantly reduce blood pressure without the adverse effects associated with full doses of either diuretic alone, as reported at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2015.
Boehringer Ingelheim presented positive results of its Phase 3 RE-VERSE AD study for idarucizumab as a reversal agent for the anticoagulant effect of Pradaxa (dabigatran) in patients needing emergency surgery or for life-threatening or uncontrolled bleeding events.