Cardiology

No increase in bleeding complications with rivaroxaban post-ACS

Patients with acute coronary syndrome who were treated with the blood-thinning drug rivaroxaban in addition to an antiplatelet medication (clopidogrel or ticagrelor) experienced no increase in bleeding complications compared ...

Cardiology

Evacetrapib fails to reduce major adverse cardiovascular events

Despite lowering low-density lipoprotein (LDL), known as "bad" cholesterol, while markedly increasing levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL), or "good" cholesterol, a large clinical trial to investigate the cholesterol ...

Cardiology

Lixisenatide doesn't affect cardiovascular risk in T2DM

(HealthDay)—The addition of lixisenatide to usual care does not impact the rate of major cardiovascular events or other serious adverse events among patients with type 2 diabetes and a recent acute coronary syndrome, according ...

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