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SUPPORT: Addition of olmesartan to therapy did not improve chronic HF outcomes

November 20, 2014

CHICAGO — When olmesartan was added to treatment with ACE inhibitors or beta-blockers, researchers reported no improved outcomes in patients with chronic HF and hypertension.

Treatment with all three medications in combination was linked with increased risk for all-cause mortality, adverse cardiac events and renal dysfunction, Yasuhiko Sakata, MD, PhD, said at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions.

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CABG outperformed PCI in patients with diabetes

November 20, 2014
PCI was associated with increases in mortality and a composite of adverse events compared with CABG in patients with diabetes, leading researchers to conclude that CABG…

NIH renews research grants on aging

November 20, 2014
The NIH has announced renewed funding of $23.4 million for 11 Edward R. Roybal Centers for Research on Applied Gerontology and the designation of two additional…
Brian Feingold, MD Meeting News Coverage

Taking first suitable heart may benefit cost, survival in children needing transplantation

November 20, 2014
CHICAGO — For children who most urgently require heart transplantation, taking the first suitable offer of a new organ was less costly and resulted in better…
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Challenges and Opportunities in the Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke: Key Points for the Emergency Physician

Challenges and Opportunities in the Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

According to the American Heart Association Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics – 2013 Update, approximately 795,000…
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IMPROVE-IT results provide long-awaited answers

November 17, 2014
CHICAGO – In this video, James A. Underberg, MD, discusses the highly anticipated results of IMPROVE-IT, a trial…
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Managing Acute Ischemic Stroke in the Emergency Department: Two Decades of Progress

Managing Acute Ischemic Stroke in the Emergency Department: Two Decades of Progress

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

According to the American Heart Association Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics 2013 Update, approximately 795,000…
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