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Two newer types of diabetes medications show heart and kidney benefits

Two newer types of diabetes medications show heart and kidney benefits

New 3D bioprinting technologies to create cardiovascular tissue

New 3D bioprinting technologies to create cardiovascular tissue

Ticagrelor therapy, without aspirin, can benefit patients with acute coronary syndrome

Ticagrelor therapy, without aspirin, can benefit patients with acute coronary syndrome

Clopidogrel added to aspirin and rvaroxaban shows no additional benefit for peripheral artery disease

Clopidogrel added to aspirin and rvaroxaban shows no additional benefit for peripheral artery disease

Higher serum EPA levels from prescription fish oil associated with lower cardiovascular events

Higher serum EPA levels from prescription fish oil associated with lower cardiovascular events

Clinical trial using genetic testing to guide antiplatelet therapy post-PCI falls short of stated goal

Clinical trial using genetic testing to guide antiplatelet therapy post-PCI falls short of stated goal

TWILIGHT trial: Brilinta reduces bleeding compared to dual therapy in high-risk coronary patients

TWILIGHT trial: Brilinta reduces bleeding compared to dual therapy in high-risk coronary patients

New microfluidic chip can mimic hypoxic conditions after a heart attack

New microfluidic chip can mimic hypoxic conditions after a heart attack

Taking ticagrelor alone better for patients with complex heart disease

Taking ticagrelor alone better for patients with complex heart disease

10-year follow-up study shows safety, efficacy of stenting compared with bypass surgery

10-year follow-up study shows safety, efficacy of stenting compared with bypass surgery

Treatment with ticagrelor alone reduces adverse events in patients with diabetes

Treatment with ticagrelor alone reduces adverse events in patients with diabetes

Low-dose rivaroxaban reduces adverse heart events in symptomatic PAD post-intervention

Low-dose rivaroxaban reduces adverse heart events in symptomatic PAD post-intervention

Use of radial artery in heart bypass surgery associated with better patient outcomes

Use of radial artery in heart bypass surgery associated with better patient outcomes

Trials find invasive surgery is no better than medication at reducing heart attack risk

Trials find invasive surgery is no better than medication at reducing heart attack risk

Intravenous sodium nitrite does not help out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients

Intravenous sodium nitrite does not help out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients

Adding antiplatelet therapy to oral anticoagulants raises risk for TAVR patients with atrial fibrillation

Adding antiplatelet therapy to oral anticoagulants raises risk for TAVR patients with atrial fibrillation

New in vivo priming strategy can be an effective means to enhance cardiac repair

New in vivo priming strategy can be an effective means to enhance cardiac repair

Highly purified fish oil therapy could prevent thousands of cardiovascular events

Highly purified fish oil therapy could prevent thousands of cardiovascular events

Excessive salt intake weakens the immune system

Excessive salt intake weakens the immune system

A high salt intake impairs immune response, study suggests

A high salt intake impairs immune response, study suggests