The FDA approved the IN.PACT Admiral drug-coated balloon for peripheral arterial diseasein the superficial femoral artery and popliteal artery, Medtronic announced.
A technology using polymer beads to soak up inflammatory cytokines during heart-lung machine use for cardiac surgery has entered trials.
The heart failure drug eplerenone (Inspra) slowed the progressive cardiac damage of Duchenne muscular dystrophy in a small clinical trial.
Whole grains were linked to lower mortality, primarily from cardiovascular causes, in an analysis of large observational cohorts.
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