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Cardiologists at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center demonstrated statin therapy may improve survival in patients with diastolic heart failure ( DHF ). The study has been published in Ci ...


The American College of Chest Physicians ( ACCP ) released the first evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for the prevention and management of postoperative atrial fibrillation ( AF ) after car ...


FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has approved Aceon ( Perindopril erbumine ) tablets for the treatment of patients with stable coronary artery disease to reduce the risk of cardiovascular mortalit ...


The results of a randomised trial, published in The Lancet, demonstrated that a combination of modern anti-hypertensive drugs can reduce a patient’s risk of stroke and heart attack to a greater extent ...


Researchers at Jefferson Medical College have found an enzyme in the blood that could be a potential marker for heart failure. A team of scientists led by Walter Koch, of Medicine in Jefferson Med ...


Patients with certain gene variants who were prescribed beta-blocker drugs after acute coronary syndrome ( ACS ) had an increased risk of death over the next three years. Previous data support an a ...


Use of Amiodarone ( Cordarone ), an antiarrhythmic drug, in combination with a beta-blocker is effective in preventing shocks that can occur from an implantable cardioverter defibrillator. The imp ...


Researchers at the Duke Clinical Research Institute have determined that there is still much need for better physician prescribing of, and patient adherence to, life-saving medicines, particularly con ...


Dutch researchers who assessed over 4,000 men and women over 55 to see how many myocardial infarction went undiagnosed at the time they occurred, found that the figure was more than four in 10. Th ...


Elderly patients taking the commonly prescribed Warfarin ( Coumadin ), an anticoagulant medication, experience an increased risk for osteoporosis-linked bone fractures, according to a study at Washing ...


A research from the Stanford University School of Medicine suggests that statins and beta-blockers can steer patients away from having a myocardial infarction toward the less serious symptom of mild c ...


Recent changes in the recommended treatments used for patients hospitalized for acute coronary syndromes are associated with reductions in the rates of heart failure, stroke, myocardial infarction and ...


Beta-blocker drugs may help prevent myocardial infarction during surgery, but they may increase the risk of death and major stroke. POISE is the world’s largest randomized trial addressing perioper ...


Digoxin, a drug that has been used worldwide for centuries to treat heart disease, is associated with a significant increase in deaths in patients with atrial fibrillation ( AF ), according to results ...


Since the end of 2011 when the scientific work of Don Poldermans was first scrutinized there has been controversy in the medical world about the use of beta-blockers in perioperative care.The recent p ...