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Hypertension March 28, 2024

Merck’s Sotatercept Lands PAH Approval March 28, 2024

Patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension suddenly have a new and potentially powerful treatment option available to them, following the FDA approval of Merck’s sotatercept-csrk, which will be marketed as Winrevair in the US.

Obesity Care March 25, 2024

Weight Loss Drugs Land Medicare Coverage for Cardiovascular Events March 25, 2024

Less than two weeks after Novo Nordisk’s weight-loss drug Wegovy gained expanded FDA approval for cardiovascular event risk reduction, CMS issued a new Medicare Part D guidance that allows coverage of obesity drugs for senior patients with “an additional medically accepted indication”... like cardiovascular disease.

Preventive Cardiology March 21, 2024

Questioning Intermittent Fasting’s Cardiovascular Impact March 21, 2024

A new AHA study shocked the world this week, suggesting that intermittent fasting might significantly increase people's risk of cardiovascular death, sparking a wave of media coverage, and frenzy of criticisms from the cardiologist and scientific communities.

Pharmaceuticals March 18, 2024

Silence Therapeutics’ Zerlasiran Shows LP(a) Potential March 18, 2024

Silence Therapeutics’ zerlasiran continued to demonstrate its lipoprotein(a) impact, as topline Phase 2 data showed that the injectable siRNA slashed LP(a) levels by over 90% through 36 weeks.

Obesity Care March 14, 2024

Wegovy Gains Expanded Approval for CVD Risk Reduction March 14, 2024

Wegovy approved for CVD risk reduction, nanopainting anti-blockage drugs, and plenty of other cardiology news.

Preventive Cardiology March 11, 2024

Microplastics, Nanoplastics, and Major Cardiac Events March 11, 2024

A landmark NEJM study revealed that many patients with carotid artery disease might have microplastics and nanoplastics embedded in their carotid plaque, and those patients have a massive 4.5-fold greater risk of heart attack, stroke, or death within three years.

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