Latest Angina pectoris Stories

2009-08-25 15:50:00

A new study from NYU School of Medicine found that women may have a slightly higher risk of death than men in the thirty days following an acute coronary syndrome (ACS), but that these differences appear to be attributable to factors such as severity and type of ACS.

2009-05-18 08:00:00

WILMINGTON, Del., May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) announced today that all wholesale ordering restrictions in place for TOPROL-XL(R) (metoprolol succinate) extended release tablets have been removed and that supply levels of TOPROL-XL are approaching near usual levels at all points in the distribution chain. AstraZeneca has been diligently working to help ensure adequate market supply of TOPROL-XL and the authorized generic metoprolol succinate following published...

2009-05-11 23:34:34

Women with chest pain but no coronary artery disease are at an elevated risk for cardiovascular events such as heart attack or stroke, U.S. researchers said. Dr. C.

2009-04-28 11:17:01

Sometimes cardiologists and cardiac surgeons can agree! There is often disagreement between the professions of cardiology and cardiac surgery about the proper therapy for coronary artery disease (CAD)—and this can harm the patient.

2009-04-20 07:00:00

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Will Retain Decision Resources' Clinical Gold Standard for Stable Angina, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that surveyed cardiologists identify a therapy's effect on mortality as the attribute that most influences their prescribing decisions in coronary heart disease (stable...

2009-03-30 13:02:02

A U.S. study has shown the first evidence that stem cells taken from a patient suffering severe angina and placed into that patient's heart may lessen pain. The data came from a six-month, Phase II study led by Dr.

2009-03-10 15:20:01

U.S. researchers suggest that relatively healthy women with severe depression are at increased risk of cardiac events including sudden cardiac death.

2009-03-10 14:30:00

Researchers from Columbia University reported new evidence that depression can lead to heart disease.

2008-11-07 09:00:05

CV Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company, has announced that the FDA has approved a new, first line indication for Ranexa for the treatment of chronic angina.

2008-10-13 21:00:28

Olmesartan, a drug commonly used to treat high blood pressure, may play a role in reducing coronary plaque, researchers in Japan said.

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