News tagged with cardiovascular medicine

FDA issues hold on much-debated Avandia study

(AP) -- Federal health officials are barring new patients from enrolling in a safety study of GlaxoSmithKline's controversial diabetes pill Avandia, a week after a panel of experts ruled that the drug increases ...

Jul 21, 2010
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IT can help CVD management

Robyn Whittaker from the University of Auckland and colleagues argue that information technology (IT)-based programs can improve cardiovascular disease (CVD) management and patient empowerment, but must be accompanied by ...

Aug 24, 2010
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Fused echoes see whole heart

A new way of combining ultrasound images taken from different positions can result in sharper, better quality 3D images of the heart to help doctors make a diagnosis.

Aug 11, 2010
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