Heart Health

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Mediterranean Diet Linked to Better Brain Function For Those with Diabetes

Following a Mediterranean diet, which includes eating plenty of fruits, vegetables, beans, and good fats, may improve brain function, according to a …

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Mount Sinai Researchers: Diabetes Drug May Reverse Heart Failure

Researchers have demonstrated that the recently developed antidiabetic drug empagliflozin can treat and reverse the progression of heart failure in …

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Diabetic Drug Shown to Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease in Non-diabetic Patients

The commonly used diabetes drug metformin could reverse the harmful thickening of the heart muscle that leads to cardiovascular disease, according to …

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Study Explaining Side Effects of Statins Finds Drug Can Have Unexpected Benefits

While investigating why cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins cause negative side effects such as blurred vision, short-term memory loss or …

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AstraZeneca’s Drug Successful in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease and Type 2 Diabetes

AstraZeneca’s drug Brilinta® met primary endpoints in Phase 3 trials, the company reported on Monday. The trials showed that Brilinta …

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Two Type 2 Diabetes Drugs Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Disease

Two drugs commonly prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes carry a high risk of cardiovascular events such as heart attack, stroke, heart failure or …

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Diabetes Drug Could be Used to Treat Common Heart Problem, Study Suggests

Researchers at the University of Arizona have discovered that metformin, a drug commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes, might also be used to treat …

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Genetic Analyses Hone Risk Prediction for Coronary Artery Disease

Assessing factors that boost the risk of major coronary artery disease can help to improve risk assessments for those with Type 2 diabetes, but new …

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