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Air pollution may raise mortality risk

August 21, 2019
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RELAX-AHF-2 published: Serelaxin fails to reduce CV mortality, worsening HF

August 21, 2019
IV infusion serelaxin in patients hospitalized with acute HF did not improve CV mortality at 180 days or worsening HF at 5 days when compared with placebo in the…
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Viable myocardium not linked to long-term CABG benefit for ischemic cardiomyopathy

August 21, 2019
Myocardial viability was not linked to a long-term benefit from CABG in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy, according to results from the STICH study published in…
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Nicotine-free vaping harms blood vessels after single session

August 21, 2019
Nicotine-free e-cigarettes were harmful to blood vessels after just one use, according to study results published in Radiology. “While e-cigarette liquid may be…
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Coexisting HF, type 2 diabetes impacts cardiac remodeling, outcomes, quality of life

August 21, 2019
In a recent study, patients with HF and coexisting type 2 diabetes had smaller left ventricular volume, higher mitral E/e’ ratio, poorer quality of life and worse…
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