Content about Cardiac electrophysiology

December 4, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration issued a safety communication on HeartStart automated external defibrillators from Philips Healthcare.

November 29, 2011

A drug designed to prevent stroke and systemic embolism in patients with atrial fibrillation has been accepted for review by the Food and Drug Administration.

November 7, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Johnson & Johnson for preventing stroke in patients with abnormal heart rhythm, the agency said.

September 13, 2011

Singer and atrial fibrillation patient Barry Manilow has joined Sanofi's national education campaign designed to raise awareness about atrial fibrillation.

August 29, 2011

A drug made by Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb undergoing late-stage clinical trials was more effective than the generic drug warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation, according to study results released Sunday.

April 19, 2011

Drug maker Forest Labs has acquired worldwide rights to a drug developed by Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals for treating arrhythmia.

February 14, 2011

An investigational drug made by Bristol-Myers Squibb works better than aspirin in reducing the risk of complications in certain patients with heart rhythm problems, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

February 4, 2011

The cardiovascular drug market will turn into a difficult conquest in the years to come as it increasingly will be dominated by generics, but that isn’t stopping drug companies from continuing to develop treatments — 299 of them, according to a recent report by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America — for high cholesterol, hypertension, atrial fibrillation, heart failure and other heart-related conditions.

January 4, 2011

Generic drug maker Par Pharmaceutical has begun shipping its version of a treatment for heart rhythm problems, the company said Monday.

October 20, 2010

Combining two antiviral drugs for HIV may raise the risks of life-threatening heart problems, the...

October 19, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration approved a drug for preventing strokes and blood clots in...

September 20, 2010

A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee has recommended approval of a drug for patients...

July 6, 2010

Launch and use of new heart drugs will drive the market for drugs to treat...

May 13, 2010

An investigational drug for treating a common form of abnormal heart rhythm works better than...

March 17, 2010

An investigational pill reduced bleeding in patients with atrial fibrillation better than a widely available...

February 22, 2010

Combining two HIV drugs made by Roche subsidiary Genentech and Abbott could cause abnormalities in...

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