Trial Evaluating Sacubitril/Valsartan for HFpEF Misses Primary End Point Full detailed data from PARAGON-HF will be presented at the ESC Congress 2019 in September. Novartis announced topline results from the phase 3 PARAGON-HF study evaluating the safety and efficacy of sacubitril/valsartan (Entresto) in heart failure patients with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF).
Certain Social, Behavioral Factors Associated With Diabetes and Hypertension Onset Education and exercise may determine early start of diabetes and hypertension. Select behavioral and social risk factors were correlated with early onset of hypertension and diabetes, a prospective cohort study found. At 3.5 years of follow-up, among the patients without diabetes at baseline, 4% developed diabetes, while 6.4% of the cohort without baseline hypertension developed hypertension, reported Matthew Pantell, MD, MS, of the University of California, San Francisco, and colleagues.
THE FEATS OF DOCTORS DURING THE GREAT PATRIOTIC WAR (WORLD WAR II) During the war years, more than 700 thousand doctors and medical professionals worked at the front. At the end of the war, 12.5% of all these people were killed, and this figure seriously exceeds the losses in each individual military unit. But despite the danger, they never gave up, and in the most extreme situations only the iron will helped them to pull hundreds of people from the other world, and again to return to the battlefields. They achieved amazing results, and during the entire war, thanks to medical workers, about 72 percent of wounded soldiers and 90 percent of sick people, that is, approximately 17 million people, returned to the system.
The Congress for Cardiology and Internal medicine of Asian and CIS countries On April 26 - 27, 2019, the Congress for Cardiology and Internal medicine of Asian and CIS countries was held in Dushanbe (Tajikistan). The congress was organized by the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Tajikistan and the Cardioprogress Foundation. In the opening ceremony, the Minister, Professor Olimzoda Nasim Khoja addressed the participants with greetings.
Stress-Related Disorders Increase CVD Risk Stress-related disorders may increase the risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD), especially during the first year after diagnosis, a large study shows.
FDA's Assessment of Currently Marketed ARB drug products FDA has worked with manufacturers to swiftly remove angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) drug products with impurity levels above interim acceptable limits. Those products have been removed from the market and have been posted in our recall lists for ARB products.
Three or more eggs a week increase your risk of heart disease and early death, study says It's been debated for years: Are eggs good or bad for you? People who eat an added three or four eggs a week or 300 milligrams of dietary cholesterol per day, have a higher risk of both heart disease and early death compared with those who eat fewer eggs, new research finds.
e-Cigarettes Linked to Increased Stroke, MI Risk Use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) is linked to a significantly increased risk for "hard" adverse outcomes, such as stroke and myocardial infarction (MI), new research suggests. Among more than 400,000 respondents older than 18 years from the 2016 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) survey, almost 66,800 reported having ever used e-cigarettes.
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