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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

Over half of older adults hospitalized for heart disease also have reduced kidney function

Over half of older adults hospitalized for heart disease also have reduced kidney function

Results from study of Rituxan in rheumatoid arthritis show promise

Results from study of Rituxan in rheumatoid arthritis show promise

Moderate exercise in conjunction with common dietary supplements significantly reduce the risk of atherosclerosis

Moderate exercise in conjunction with common dietary supplements significantly reduce the risk of atherosclerosis

Small, frequent doses of caffeine best strategy for staying awake

Small, frequent doses of caffeine best strategy for staying awake

Genetic flaw that may put some people at far greater risk of heart attacks

Genetic flaw that may put some people at far greater risk of heart attacks