Pharmaceuticals

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for cardiovascular pharmaceutics. This includes antiplatelet agents, anticoagulation drugs, INR testing, NOAC, OAC, IV administered drugs such as Heprin, and dual antiplatelet therapy.

The Xprecia Stride Coagulation Analyzer delivers fast, reliable prothrombin time/international normalized ratio (PT/INR) testing for point-of-care monitoring and management of oral anticoagulation therapy with warfarin, a vitamin K antagonist. It is the latest INR testing system to enter the market in late 2016. Read the article “Siemens Receives FDA Clearance of Xprecia Stride Coagulation Analyzer.”
 

 

Feature | Point of Care Testing | December 30, 2016 | Ravi Chawat

Point of care testing devices are gaining widespread approval for prompt medical diagnoses, especially in cardiology...

Heart attack, heart failure, Cimaglermin
News | Pharmaceuticals | December 28, 2016

December 28, 2016 — Cimaglermin, a new experimental drug, may help restore cardiac function after heart failure,...

harmful drug interactions, big data, JACC study, drug-drug interaction, Nicholas Tatonetti
News | Pharmaceuticals | December 13, 2016

December 13, 2016 — Coupling data mining of adverse event reports and electronic health records with targeted...

INRatio, Alere, Abbott, I and R testing, INR testing
Feature | Point of Care Testing | December 07, 2016

December 7, 2016 — Abbott has filed a complaint to terminate its proposed acquisition of Alere based on the...

Videos | TCT | November 18, 2016

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a video tour of some of the most innovative new interventional cardiology...

Siemens, FDA clearance, Xprecia Stride Coagulation Analyzer, point-of-care testing
Technology | Point of Care Testing | November 10, 2016

November 10, 2016 — Siemens Healthineers announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for a...

Aggrastat Bolus Vial, IV antiplatelet agent
Technology | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | October 28, 2016

October 28, 2016 — Medicure Inc. recently received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) market clearance for its...

UAB, University of Alabama at Birmingham study, stroke prevention, non-valvular atrial fibrillation, NVAF
News | Atrial Fibrillation | October 25, 2016

October 25, 2016 — A recent study from University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) researchers published in PLOS ONE ...

Blog | October 07, 2016

The 2016 Nobel Prize in chemistry was recently awarded to three scientists who developed miniaturized machines that...

Mercator MedSystems, Bullfrog Micro-Infusion Device, DANCE trial, VIVA 2016, 13-month results
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | October 07, 2016

October 7, 2016 — Mercator MedSystems recently announced that 13-month data from the DANCE trial was presented...

News | Pharmaceuticals | September 26, 2016

September 26, 2016 — Nearly 2 out of 5 people with diabetes who could benefit from...

Pradaxa, dabigatran, GLORIA-AF registry, ESC Congress 2016, NVAF
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | September 01, 2016

September 1, 2016 — First outcome results from the GLORIA-AF Registry show that treatment with Pradaxa (dabigatran...

nanoparticles, blood clotting, internal bleeding, American Chemical Society study, Erin B. Lavik

Nanoparticles (green) help form clots in an injured liver. The researchers added color to the scanning electron microscopy image after it was taken. Image courtesy of Erin Lavik, Ph.D.

News | Hemostasis Management | August 24, 2016

August 24, 2016 — Whether severe trauma occurs on the battlefield or the highway, saving lives often comes down to...

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