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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.

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November 15, 2021 — Esperion announced the presentation of three abstracts highlighting Nexletol tablets at the American ...

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November 15, 2021 — Novartis announced results from a pooled post-hoc analysis of Phase III ORION-9, -10 and -11 trials ...

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News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies

November 9, 2021 — Utilizing a magnetically-controlled capsule endoscopy system, the double-blind, randomized OPT-PEACE ...

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News | Coronavirus (COVID-19)

November 5, 2021 — In the worldwide effort to battle COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2), researchers have often turned to medications ...

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Katherine Fornell, age 5, from suburban Chicago, receives her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine during the first week it became available in the U.S. The FDA authorized the emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine Oct. 29 for the prevention of COVID-19 in children 5 to 11 years of age. This was based on a safety review of more than 3,000 patients receiving the vaccine ages 5-11.
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November 5, 2021 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID ...

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Draft Recommendations Suggest Not Using Aspirin for Prevention in Many Patients. Risks vs. benefits of aspirin shows risks outweigh benefits in preventing heart attacks and strokes in many patients.
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There has been debate in recent years over balancing the risks vs. benefits of aspirin for the prevention of heart ...

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October 7, 2021 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted the breakthrough therapy designation for ...

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News | Heart Failure

October 1, 2021 — A pooled analysis of two randomized trials has demonstrated the beneficial effects of empagliflozin in ...

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News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies

October 4, 2021 —  One month of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) following stent implantation in high bleeding risk ...

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News | Coronavirus (COVID-19)

September 28, 2021 — A research team at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has identified a ...

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News | Atrial Fibrillation

September 8, 2021 — Continuous heart rhythm monitoring – with anticoagulation if atrial fibrillation is detected – does ...

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News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies

September 1, 2021 — The STOPDAPT-2 ACS trial does not support the use of one month of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) ...

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September 1, 2021 – The anticoagulant edoxaban (Savaysa) may be just as effective as warfarin for preventing heart ...

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News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders

August 16, 2021 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Abbott's Amplatzer Amulet Left Atrial Appendage ...

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News | EP Lab

July 29, 2021 – Results of the STROKE-VT trial shows direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) are more effective than aspirin ...

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