News tagged with heart disease

Pfizer anti-smoking drug has heart risks: US

US regulators said Thursday that the label on Pfizer's anti-smoking drug Chantix must be changed to warn of a slightly higher risk of heart problems in patients who already have cardiovascular disease.

dateJun 16, 2011 in Medications
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Searching for the soul of the genome (w/ Video)

The discovery that a "gene desert" on chromosome 9 was a hotspot for coronary artery disease (CAD) risk was among the highlights of findings produced recently by genome-wide association studies, which compare the genomes ...

dateFeb 09, 2011 in Genetics
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New delivery system for Viagra ingredient

Scientists are reporting development and successful initial tests of a potential new delivery system for the biological signaling agent responsible for the effects of Viagra. It could be used to deliver the substance, called ...

dateJun 22, 2011 in Biochemistry
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