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April 13, 2010 – Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with an increased risk of stroke in middle-aged and older adults, especially men, according to new results from a landmark study supported by...

March 26, 2010 – When actor John Ritter died suddenly in 2003 from a tear in his thoracic aorta, the tragedy brought attention to a rare but deadly condition that takes the lives of an estimated...

Final five-year results from the ENDEAVOR III trial, comparing the Endeavor Zotarolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent to the Cypher Sirolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent, showed Endeavor had lower long-term...

March 16, 2010 — Lowering blood pressure to normal levels — below currently recommended levels — did not significantly reduce the combined risk of fatal or nonfatal cardiovascular disease events...

Organizers of the 2010 ACC Annual Scientific Session, March 13–16 in Atlanta, recently highlighted some of the changes to this year’s program.

On Saturday, March 13, the ACC is hosting the...

Editor’s note: Jerome Granato, M.D., is the medical director of the coronary care unit at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa. His facility started looking at ways to cut its...

March 9, 2010 – The most recent data from 30 late-breaking clinical trials is being highlighted during the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2010 scientific sessions, March 14-16 in Atlanta.

March 3, 2010 – Pharmaceutical companies will struggle to profit from the cardiovascular disease (CVD) market over the next decade despite growing drug usage, according to new market research from...

Fractional flow reserve (FFR) is starting to change cardiologists’ minds about how to treat patients since the release of two-year results from the FAME (FFR vs. Angiography in Multivessel...

Standard drug-eluting stent technology seemed to have taken a backseat at this year’s TCT as cardiologists look forward to the next-generation DES using bioresorbable polymer coatings and totally...