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AstraZeneca aims to pump up Farxiga marketing after cardio outcomes study

Now that AstraZeneca has scored its Farxiga outcomes data, it’s aiming to change the game on its SGLT2 diabetes rivals. First up? Expanding its salesforce to prepare for a full-court press on doctors.  The British drugmaker aims to “increase the scope” of its physician marketing after phase 3 trial data showed Farxiga cut the risk of cardiovascular… Read More »

Study reaches multidisciplinary consensus on imaging for kidney stones

By Jami LaRue Each year, over 2 million people visit U.S. emergency departments for suspected renal colic, which typically causes intense flank or abdominal pain due to kidney stones blocking the urinary track. Led by Christopher L. Moore, Yale associate professor and chief of the section of emergency ultrasound in the department of emergency medicine, a… Read More »

The US is losing ground in the battle against heart disease, study finds

The US is losing ground in the battle against heart disease: Obesity is driving up deaths from heart attack, stroke and diabetes, study suggests The proportion of deaths caused by heart disease, diabetes, hypertension and stroke – cardiometabolic disease – have increased since 2011  Heart disease, stroke and diabetes deaths leveled off after 2010 while… Read More »