DARE-19: No significant decrease in major events; dapagliflozin well tolerated in COVID-19

DARE-19: NO SIGNIFICANT DECREASE IN MAJOR EVENTS; DAPAGLIFLOZIN WELL TOLERATED IN COVID-19

The SGLT2 inhibitor dapagliflozin did not significantly reduce risk for organ failure or death or improve recovery among adults hospitalized...

Evinacumab shows benefit in certain patients with severe hypertriglyceridemia

EVINACUMAB SHOWS BENEFIT IN CERTAIN PATIENTS WITH SEVERE HYPERTRIGLYCERIDEMIA

In a phase 2 study, evinacumab reduced triglyceride levels in patients with severe hypertriglyceridemia but not familial chylomicronemia...

 
 
 
Half of patients with CVD report they received influenza vaccine in past year

HALF OF PATIENTS WITH CVD REPORT THEY RECEIVED INFLUENZA VACCINE IN PAST YEAR

Among patients with CVD living in the U.S., only half reported they received an influenza vaccine in the past year, according to data...

Prediabetes confers elevated risk for major adverse CV events

PREDIABETES CONFERS ELEVATED RISK FOR MAJOR ADVERSE CV EVENTS

Adults with prediabetes were more likely to have an MI and other CV events compared with those who had normal blood glucose levels,...

 
 
 
Pixee Medical receives 510 clearance for knee arthroplasty augmented reality glasses

PIXEE MEDICAL RECEIVES 510 CLEARANCE FOR KNEE ARTHROPLASTY AUGMENTED REALITY GLASSES

Pixee Medical received FDA 510 clearance for its Knee+ augmented reality, surgical navigation device for knee arthroplasty, according...

ACC past president: “The pandemic brought us closer together”

ACC PAST PRESIDENT: “THE PANDEMIC BROUGHT US CLOSER TOGETHER”

Citing “unprecedented challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic,” the immediate past president of the American College of Cardiology...

 
 
 
Sacubitril/valsartan not superior to ramipril for prevention of HF, death after MI

SACUBITRIL/VALSARTAN NOT SUPERIOR TO RAMIPRIL FOR PREVENTION OF HF, DEATH AFTER MI

Sacubitril/valsartan did not significantly reduce the rate of CV death, HF hospitalization or outpatient HF requiring treatment following...

Left atrial appendage occlusion during cardiac surgery reduces stroke risk

LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE OCCLUSION DURING CARDIAC SURGERY REDUCES STROKE RISK

In the LAAOS III trial, concomitant left atrial appendage occlusion during cardiac surgery for another indication reduced the risk...

 
 
 
Apixaban post-TAVR not superior to standard care

APIXABAN POST-TAVR NOT SUPERIOR TO STANDARD CARE

Apixaban was not superior to standard of care antithrombotic treatment for preventing thrombotic or bleeding events after successful...

Marked health status improvement with mavacamten in obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

MARKED HEALTH STATUS IMPROVEMENT WITH MAVACAMTEN IN OBSTRUCTIVE HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY

The cardiac myosin inhibitor mavacamten substantially improved health status in patients with symptomatic obstructive hypertrophic...

 
 
 
TWILIGHT: Benefit of ticagrelor monotherapy after PCI similar in men, women

TWILIGHT: BENEFIT OF TICAGRELOR MONOTHERAPY AFTER PCI SIMILAR IN MEN, WOMEN

Among patients who underwent PCI with a drug-eluting stent, switching from dual antiplatelet therapy to ticagrelor monotherapy at 3...

NODE-301: Etripamil may benefit patients with paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia

NODE-301: ETRIPAMIL MAY BENEFIT PATIENTS WITH PAROXYSMAL SUPRAVENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA

Etripamil nasal spray was associated with improving symptoms and reducing ED visits to terminate nodal-dependent paroxysmal supraventricular...

 
 
 
Sustained reduction in lung function decline over longer-term with nintedanib in SSc-ILD

SUSTAINED REDUCTION IN LUNG FUNCTION DECLINE OVER LONGER-TERM WITH NINTEDANIB IN SSC-ILD

In the SENSCIS-ON trial, two-thirds of patients with systemic sclerosis-associated interstitial lung disease who continued nintedanib...

Gefapixant reduces chronic cough frequency in large pooled analysis

GEFAPIXANT REDUCES CHRONIC COUGH FREQUENCY IN LARGE POOLED ANALYSIS

Gefapixant 45 mg twice daily resulted in clinically important reductions in cough frequency compared with placebo in patients with...

 
 
 
ADAPTABLE provides answers on aspirin dosing, conduct of pragmatic trials

ADAPTABLE PROVIDES ANSWERS ON ASPIRIN DOSING, CONDUCT OF PRAGMATIC TRIALS

Among patients with atherosclerotic CVD, there was no difference in CV events or major bleeding according to aspirin dose, researchers...

Talectomy yielded good clinical outcomes in pediatric patients with clubfoot deformity

TALECTOMY YIELDED GOOD CLINICAL OUTCOMES IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS WITH CLUBFOOT DEFORMITY

Results presented at the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting showed talectomy for treatment of clubfoot deformity...

 
 
 
Moderate alcohol intake lowers stress-related brain activity, may reduce CVD risk

MODERATE ALCOHOL INTAKE LOWERS STRESS-RELATED BRAIN ACTIVITY, MAY REDUCE CVD RISK

Among adults who underwent brain imaging, moderate alcohol intake reduced stress-related brain signals, which may in part explain the...

Psychological distress confers elevated risk for subsequent CV events in younger adults

PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTRESS CONFERS ELEVATED RISK FOR SUBSEQUENT CV EVENTS IN YOUNGER ADULTS

Among young and middle-aged survivors of MI, psychological distress was associated with elevated risk for major adverse CV events at...

 
 
 
Despite decline in HSV-2, nearly 20 million new infections still expected by 2050

DESPITE DECLINE IN HSV-2, NEARLY 20 MILLION NEW INFECTIONS STILL EXPECTED BY 2050

Despite a decline in herpes simplex virus type 2 infections over the course of decades, researchers calculated that more than 600,000...

Preliminary data from KITE, KESTREL trials show positive outcomes of brolucizumab in DME

PRELIMINARY DATA FROM KITE, KESTREL TRIALS SHOW POSITIVE OUTCOMES OF BROLUCIZUMAB IN DME

First data from the KITE and KESTREL trials showed encouraging efficacy and safety outcomes of brolucizumab in the treatment of diabetic...

 
 
 



India Records 3.11 Lakh New COVID-19 Cases

India Records 3.11 Lakh New COVID-19 Cases

India has recorded 3,11,170 new COVID-19 cases, and 4,077 fatalities in the last 24 hours, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said. Read more ...

Left atrial appendage occlusion during cardiac surgery reduces stroke risk

Left atrial appendage occlusion during cardiac surgery reduces stroke risk

In the LAAOS III trial, concomitant left atrial appendage occlusion during cardiac surgery for another indication reduced the risk for ischemic stroke and systemic embolism in... Read more ...

ACC past president: “The pandemic brought us closer together”

ACC past president: “The pandemic brought us closer together”

Citing “unprecedented challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic,” the immediate past president of the American College of Cardiology lauded members for their solidarity and... Read more ...

Apixaban post-TAVR not superior to standard care

Apixaban post-TAVR not superior to standard care

Apixaban was not superior to standard of care antithrombotic treatment for preventing thrombotic or bleeding events after successful transcatheter aortic valve replacement... Read more ...

Sacubitril/valsartan not superior to ramipril for prevention of HF, death...

Sacubitril/valsartan not superior to ramipril for prevention of HF, death after MI

Sacubitril/valsartan did not significantly reduce the rate of CV death, HF hospitalization or outpatient HF requiring treatment following acute MI compared with ramipril... Read more ...

Doctors are told to see patients face to face

Doctors are told to see patients face to face

From Monday, all patients In Britain will be able to request an in-person appointment with their doctor, unless they have Covid symptoms. Read more ...

Federal officials warn public about illegally imported catfish from Brazil

Federal officials warn public about illegally imported catfish from Brazil

Federal officials are warning the public to check their freezers for certain frozen catfish products after U.S. smuggling officials found they had been imported from... Read more ...

COVID-19 May Trigger Recurrence of Fatal Blood Clots in Arms

COVID-19 May Trigger Recurrence of Fatal Blood Clots in Arms

COVID-19 is found to trigger a rare recurrence of potentially serious blood clots in people's arms. Read more ...

Permanent Hearing Loss Caused by Cancer Drug can be Prevented

Permanent Hearing Loss Caused by Cancer Drug can be Prevented

Possible way to prevent permanent hearing loss caused by cancer drugs has been discovered. Read more ...

Arrhythmia can be Prevented by a Specific Compound

Arrhythmia can be Prevented by a Specific Compound

Compounds that may help prevent the risk of a form of arrhythmia that occurs from common medications. Read more ...