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2012-11-28 13:08:16

A large study addressing the effectiveness and safety of aldosterone antagonist therapy for older heart failure patients has found notable differences between the drug's results in clinical trial vs. what occurs in actual practice, according to researchers at Duke Medicine. Those differences have been noted anecdotally by doctors, and likely contributed to the slow adoption of aldosterone antagonists in clinical practice, but they had not been confirmed in a large study examining the drugs...

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2009-10-21 12:30:00

Less than one-third of heart failure patients leave the hospital with drugs recommended for their condition, researchers reported Tuesday. Researchers studied 43,625 patients admitted to 241 hospitals with heart failure and discharged home. Researchers found that 12,565 patients (28.8 percent) from 201 hospitals met American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Chronic HF Guidelines for aldosterone antagonists treatment, which involves an agent that opposes the action of the...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.