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November 5, 2007 - New data released today at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions showed that Abbott's SIMCOR, an investigational, fixed-dose combination of Abbott's proprietary...

November 4, 2007 – Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) can identify which patients will benefit more from undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) than receiving medical...

September 25, 2007 - The Medicines Company announced that the FDA has accepted its supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for a modified dosing regimen of Angiomax (bivalirudin) for the...

September 20, 2007 - Medicure Inc. today announced the completion of enrollment of 3,000 patients in its MEND-CABG II trial, as the company plans to develop the first cardioprotective therapy...

August 7, 2007 - The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association have jointly released revised Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Unstable Angina (UA)/Non-ST-...

July 31, 2007 - GlaxoSmithKline announced the recommendation of an FDA advisory committee to support Avandia’s (rosiglitazone maleate), an oral anti-diabetic medicine, continued availability to...

June 26, 2007 - Physicians who report quality measures for care delivered to Medicare beneficiaries July 1–December 31, 2007 may receive an additional 1.5 percent incentive payment, subject to a...

June 21, 2007 - Exforge, a single-tablet combination of two of the most prescribed high blood pressure medicines, has been granted final FDA approval for use in patients who suffer from high blood...

June 4, 2007 — Corgenix Medical Corporation, a worldwide developer and marketer of diagnostic test kits, has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market...

June 4, 2007 — Contrary to recent studies, proper use of a drug called aprotinin to reduce bleeding during heart surgery does not increase the risk of heart attack or stroke, according to a study...

May 30, 2007 -- Xtalks and eResearchTechnology will present a Web conference titled, "Best Practices in Cardiac Safety Data Collection Before and After the Thorough QT Trial," on June 7, 10 a.m....