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2014-08-05 17:03:42

The polypill, a combination pill taken just once a day that includes key medications for secondary prevention of heart disease, may be an effective low-cost strategy to improve adherence to medication recommendations and reduce costs.

2011-05-30 07:21:20

The world's first international polypill trial has shown that a four-in-one combination pill can halve the predicted risk of heart disease and stroke.

2011-05-26 13:27:23

The world's first international polypill trial has shown that a four-in-one combination pill can halve the predicted risk of heart disease and stroke.

2011-03-22 00:27:00

For a patient at high risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), keeping up with what pills to take at different times of the day can be tedious.

2009-04-02 09:33:21

A five-in-one pill that may cut a person's risk of cardiovascular disease by 50 to 60 percent was well-tolerated by participants in the first study to evaluate the pill in humans.

2009-03-31 08:15:00

Test confirms antiplatelet effectiveness of aspirin in new super pill ORLANDO, Fla.

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2009-03-30 13:30:00

A major study has found promising new results for an experimental pill that could serve as a one-size-fits-most treatment to prevent heart attacks and stroke.

2006-09-02 07:14:19

By Ben Hirschler, European Pharmaceuticals Correspondent BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spain could lead the world with the launch in 2009 or 2010 of the first three-in-one "polypill" to prevent heart attacks, a top cardiologist advising on the project said on Saturday.

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2006-09-02 07:10:00

Spain could lead the world with the launch in 2009 or 2010 of the first three-in-one "polypill" to prevent heart attacks, a top cardiologist advising on the project said on Saturday.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.