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Reviparin significantly reduces death and repeat heart attacks without increasing the risk of stroke

Reviparin significantly reduces death and repeat heart attacks without increasing the risk of stroke

Early reports of thrombosis after insertion of drug-eluting stent

Early reports of thrombosis after insertion of drug-eluting stent

EMEA statement following withdrawal of Vioxx (rofecoxib)

EMEA statement following withdrawal of Vioxx (rofecoxib)

Receiving a blood transfusion is associated with a greater risk of death for patients with acute coronary syndromes

Receiving a blood transfusion is associated with a greater risk of death for patients with acute coronary syndromes

NIH opens new hospital totally dedicated to clinical research

NIH opens new hospital totally dedicated to clinical research

Coronary angioplasty within 24 hours of medical therapy could improve the outcome for heart-attack patients

Coronary angioplasty within 24 hours of medical therapy could improve the outcome for heart-attack patients

Diabetes mellitus in acute coronary syndromes – worse for women

Diabetes mellitus in acute coronary syndromes – worse for women

Early use of aggressive statin therapy may offer some benefit for coronary patients

Early use of aggressive statin therapy may offer some benefit for coronary patients

High blood pressure combined with elevated LDL cholesterol more than triples risk of heart attack

High blood pressure combined with elevated LDL cholesterol more than triples risk of heart attack

No benefit from early PCI/CABG in high risk unstable angina patients

No benefit from early PCI/CABG in high risk unstable angina patients

COX2 inhibitor lumiracoxib could be an effective treatment for osteoarthritis

COX2 inhibitor lumiracoxib could be an effective treatment for osteoarthritis

Embryonic stem cell therapy show benefits in rebuilding damaged heart

Embryonic stem cell therapy show benefits in rebuilding damaged heart

New guidelines urge early and long-term treatment with Aldosterone blockade therapy

New guidelines urge early and long-term treatment with Aldosterone blockade therapy

Finnish company discovers over 200 new genes

Finnish company discovers over 200 new genes

CV Therapeutics initiates approval-enabling trial of drug to treat chronic angina

CV Therapeutics initiates approval-enabling trial of drug to treat chronic angina

Left atrium neasurements may predict future for heart attack patients

Left atrium neasurements may predict future for heart attack patients

Evidence is emerging that adult stem cells from bone marrow have therapeutic potential for restoring cardiac cells

Evidence is emerging that adult stem cells from bone marrow have therapeutic potential for restoring cardiac cells

New guidelines for treating heart attacks

New guidelines for treating heart attacks

Anticoagulant therapy with enoxaparin is an effective alternative to heparin therapy for patients with acute coronary syndromes

Anticoagulant therapy with enoxaparin is an effective alternative to heparin therapy for patients with acute coronary syndromes

Exercise found to be equally effective as diuretics in preventing high blood pressure and an enlarged heart

Exercise found to be equally effective as diuretics in preventing high blood pressure and an enlarged heart