Heart Health

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Farxiga Approved to Prevent Risk of Heart Failure in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

AstraZeneca today announced that the U.S. FDA has approved Farxiga (dapagliflozin) to reduce the risk of hospitalization for heart failure in adults …

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AstraZeneca’s Brilinta with Aspirin Reduces Heart Related Events in Late Trials

AstraZeneca reported positive phase 3 trial results of Brilinta (ticagrelor) plus aspirin, which reduced the relative risk of cardiovascular events …

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Text Messages with Motivational Messages May Help Patients with Diabetes

Motivational text messaging may be the key to improving blood sugar control in patients with diabetes and coronary heart disease, according to a new …

Lifestyle Counseling Tied to Better Outcomes for Patients with Diabetes

Exercise. Improve your diet. Lose weight. You’ve probably heard the mantra over and over again. People living with diabetes know that along …

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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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