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AstraZeneca's Brilinta wins in diabetic artery disease patients

AstraZeneca’s Brilinta has a checkered history when it comes to racking up data in new patient pools. But the drug has emerged victorious from its latest test. On Monday, the British drugmaker said the drug, in tandem with aspirin, had slashed the combined risk of heart attack, stroke and cardiovascular death in patients with Type… Read More »

Pushup capacity may be inexpensive way to assess cardiovascular disease risk

Active, middle-aged men able to complete more than 40 pushups had a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes — including diagnoses of coronary artery disease and major events such as heart failure — during 10 years of follow-up compared with those who were able to do fewer than 10 pushups during the baseline exam. “Our… Read More »