American Heart Association

Two new drugs added to heart failure guidelines

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

A pair of heart failure drugs approved last year by the Food and Drug Administration have made their way into new treatment guidelines. The American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association and Heart Failure Society of America on Friday released updated guidelines that add Corlanor […]

Guidelines for blood thinner use could impact nearly all women and seniors with AFib

Doctors would prescribe blood thinners to nearly a million more patients if they strictly followed the latest guidelines for treating atrial fibrillation, according to a new registry analysis.

That means practically every woman and every person age 65 and older with the irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation, or AFib — […]