News tagged with abnormal heart rhythms

Heart drugs show promise for fighting colon cancer

Scientists in Sweden are reporting for the first time that a group of drugs used to treat heart failure shows promise for fighting colon cancer. The study is in ACS' Journal of Natural Products. Colon cancer ...

Dec 16, 2009
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New strategies for reperfusion therapy

PCI is the preferred strategy in acute myocardial infarction when performed by an experienced team as soon as possible after first medical contact.Time is essential: for P-PCI there is an 8 percent excess annual mortality ...

Aug 31, 2009
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Study shows experimental drug cuts stroke risk

(AP) -- An experimental drug reduces the stroke risk in patients with irregular heartbeats by more than three times, compared with the popular drug warfarin - but possibly at a cost, according to new research released Sunday.

Aug 30, 2009
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