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Pharmacy Management

Drug Combo Could Slow Heart Decline in Muscular Dystrophy

2015 02 Jan

According to a new study published by The Lancet Neurology, the early use of available heart failure drugs can slow the progressive decline in health function in boys and young men with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). DMD is a genetic disorder in which the patient has a lack of dystrophin, a protein that is important to keep muscle cells intact.... Read more

Cardiology Management

Antihypertensive ACEIs Linked to Reduction in Cardiovascular Events, Death

2014 01 Apr

According to findings of a study published in the March 31 online edition of JAMA Internal Medicine, the use of blood pressure medication angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) in patients with diabetes seems to contribute to a reduction of major cardiovascular events and death, as well death from all other causes, while angiotensin II receptor... Read more