Cardiovascular Diseases


FDA Update: Keytruda and Aduhelm News Leads the Week

July 10, 2021

Keytruda loses one indication but gains another, Biogen narrows use of Aduhelm, Padcev gets regular approval and expanded indication, Amgen submits application for asthma biologic, agency issues complete response letter for diabetes prevention therapy teplizumab, Novartis resubmits NDA for inclisiran.

SGLT2 Inhibitor Use Stunted for Black, Female, Lower Income Type 2 Diabetes Patients

April 21, 2021

Access to care and other health disparities result in the low use of novel therapies for Black, female and lower income type 2 diabetes patients. If these barriers aren't addressed, disparities among kidney and cardiovascular patients may worsen in the U.S.

Remote Care Advancement for Heart Failure, COPD and Diabetes Patients

February 24, 2021

In this week's episode of Tuning In to the C-Suite podcast, MHE's Briana Contreras spoke with Dr. Rob Kowal, chief medical officer of the Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure division at Medtronic. The two discussed how remote monitoring and IoT is changing healthcare and how remote technology is also gaining a wide-spread adoption to monitor patients at home who have chronic conditions like heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and diabetes.

How to Reduce Your Long-Term Risk from Cardiovascular Disease, Poor Metabolic Health

February 22, 2021

February is American Heart Month and the perfect time to think about our cardiovascular health. Cardiovascular diseases are those that affect the heart and blood vessels and include stroke, coronary artery disease (CAD), heart failure, and other poor heart and vascular health outcomes.