Atrial Fibrillation: What You Need To Know Atrial fibrillation is one of the most common arrhythmia. If you suspect that you have the disease read on and find out what you need to know about this insidious disease.
May 30 2014, 4:05am CDT
12.8 Million More Adults Now Eligible For Statin Therapy Millions more people are now eligible for statin therapy under the new cholesterol guideline, according to a new estimate published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Under the earlier guideline statins were...
Mar 19 2014, 4:21pm CDT
Carmen Berra, Wife of Yogi Berra, Dies Yogi Berra’s wife, Carmen Berra died in her mid-80s from a stroke. She was a vivacious, fashionable and stylish lady who had been by Yogi’s side since the past 65 years or so.
Mar 8 2014, 7:12am CST
Tina Turner Is "Living Life" Oprah Winfrey waved away all rumors about Tina Turner's stroke. Turner actually had a bad flu a few weeks ago and she is now "Living Life" says Oprah.
Feb 16 2014, 12:36am CST
A Woman's Guide To Stroke Prevention A new guideline published in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke focuses on preventing stroke in the more stroke-prone sex: Women. Though the risk factors for stroke are in large part similar for women and...
Feb 7 2014, 8:43am CST
Problems Continue Despite Gains In Oral Anticoagulant Use Although significant progress has been made in recent years, a new survey from the European Society of Cardiology finds that there are still too many atrial fibrillation patients who are not taking the best medications...
Jan 28 2014, 11:00pm CST
Merck's Vorapaxar Gets Positive FDA Review A few years ago a novel antiplatelet agent from Merck seemed all but dead. Vorapaxar, a thrombin receptor antagonist, was widely thought to have no future after unacceptably high serious bleeding rates were found in two...
Jan 13 2014, 2:31pm CST
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