Tag Archives: Heart

Many Women With Heart Disease Don’t Move Enough

FRIDAY, April 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Too many women with heart disease aren’t heeding exercise guidelines, and that could translate into even more health problems down the road, new research suggests. “Physical activity is a known, cost-effective prevention strategy for women with and without cardiovascular disease, and our study shows worsening health and financial… Read More »

The Giants at the Heart of the Opioid Crisis

There are the Sacklers, the family that controls Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin. There are the doctors who ran pill mills, and the rogue pharmacists who churned out opioid orders by the thousands. But the daunting financial muscle that has driven the spread of prescription opioids in the United States comes from the distributors… Read More »

Amarin’s Vascepa nabs ADA backing to cut heart risks, even ahead of FDA review

The cardiovascular outcomes results Amarin rolled out for its fish oil-derived Vascepa may not have impressed all, but at least one leading health organization in the U.S. is ready to throw its weight behind the drug, even before an FDA review of the label expansion. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) on Wednesday said its 2019… Read More »