Coronary/Structural Heart

Boehringer Ingelheim: New sub-analyses to be presented at ESC Congress 2018 further support positive safety profile of Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate)

NGELHEIM, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that it will present nine sub-analyses from the RE-DUAL PCITM trial and GLORIATM-AF Registry Program at the upcoming ESC Congress 2018, organised by the European Society of Cardiology, taking place in Munich, Germany on the 25-29 August 2018. The primary data from these studies have contributed […]

CathWorks FAST-FFR Trial Enrollment Completed Early

KFAR-SABA, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CathWorks announced that its FAST-FFR trial is fully enrolled ahead of schedule. The trial is designed to evaluate efficacy of the CathWorks FFRangio™ System in terms of sensitivity and specificity when compared to conventional invasive Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR). Enrollment in the trial began on September 27, 2017 and […]

New Data for Fantom in Heart Attack Patients to be Presented at the TCT 2018 Conference

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — REVA Medical, Inc. (ASX: RVA) (“REVA” or the “Company”), a leader in bioresorbable polymer technologies for vascular applications, will present new data on the use of the Fantom bioresorbable scaffold in patients experiencing heart attacks during the upcoming Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (“TCT”) […]

NHS Hospitals Turn to Deep Learning and Advanced Algorithms to Fight Heart Disease

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–New technology using deep learning and advanced algorithms to evaluate blood flow to the heart is now being used in English hospitals to fight against coronary heart disease. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is one of the leading causes of death in the UK. It is responsible for more than […]

Medicure Announces FDA Approval of Acute Care Cardiovascular Drug Sodium Nitroprusside Injection

WINNIPEG, Aug. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Medicure Inc. (“Medicure” or the “Company”) (TSXV:MPH, OTC:MCUJF), a cardiovascular pharmaceutical company, is pleased to announce that the United States Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) has approved its Abbreviated New Drug Application (“ANDA”) for Sodium Nitroprusside Injection 50 mg/2 mL (25 mg/mL) single dose vial (“SNP”), […]

Hancock Jaffe Laboratories Receives Medical Research Committee Approval for First-in-Human VenoValve Study

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hancock Jaffe Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: HJLI, HJLIW), a company specializing in bioprosthetic medical devices that establish improved standards of care for treating cardiac and vascular diseases, today announced that it has received approval for the first-in-human testing of its VenoValve® bioprosthetic medical […]

Cardiometabolic Health Congress Presents Senior Planning Committee & Chairs

Boca Raton, Florida, Aug. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CMHC is proud to announce its finalized Senior Planning Committee & Chairpersons for the 2018-2019 season. CMHC has cultivated a groundbreaking educational planning team, with world-renowned professors, clinicians, and researchers: all of whom will help deliver the most current, clinically accurate, and scientifically […]

MyoKardia to Present at the 2018 Wedbush Pacgrow Healthcare Conference

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MyoKardia, Inc. (Nasdaq:MYOK), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company pioneering a precision medicine approach for the treatment of heritable cardiovascular diseases, today announced that Tassos Gianakakos, Chief Executive Officer,  will present at the 2018 Wedbush Pacgrow Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at 10:55 a.m. […]

Resverlogix Announces Seventh Positive Recommendation From The Data Safety Monitoring Board For Phase 3 Study of Apabetalone

CALGARY, Alberta,, Aug. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Resverlogix Corp. (“Resverlogix” or the “Company”) (TSX:RVX) today announced  that the independent Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) for the Company’s Phase 3 BETonMACE trial in high-risk cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients has completed a seventh planned safety review and recommended that the […]

Sun Pharma Launches Novel Drug Kapspargo Sprinkle™ in USA

MUMBAI, India and PRINCETON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Reuters: SUN.BO, Bloomberg: SUNP IN, NSE: SUNPHARMA, BSE: 524715, “Sun Pharma” including its subsidiaries and/or associate companies) today announced that Sun Pharma has launched Kapspargo Sprinkle (metoprolol succinate) extended-release capsules in the US, for the treatment of hypertension (to lower blood […]