Medtronic announces FDA approval of minimally invasive device to treat hypertension

DUBLIN, Nov. 17, 2023 /PRNewswire(opens new window)/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT), a global leader in healthcare technology, today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Symplicity Spyral™ renal denervation (RDN) system, also known as the Symplicity™ blood pressure procedure, for the treatment of hypertension. With this approval, Medtronic will immediately begin commercialization. Read…

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INPEFA® (sotagliflozin) Use Associated With Early Clinical Benefit in Heart Failure and Atherosclerotic Events in Analysis of Clinical Data

The Woodlands, Texas, November 12, 2023 – Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX) today announced that a post hocanalysis of clinical data from the SCORED trial demonstrated that clinical benefit from INPEFA® (sotagliflozin) use in heart failure (HF) and major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) related outcomes was observed as early as approximately three months in patients at high risk for cardiovascular…

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Novo Nordisk A/S: Semaglutide 2.4 mg reduces the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events by 20% in adults with overweight or obesity in the SELECT trial

Bagsværd, Denmark, 8 August 2023 – Novo Nordisk today announced the headline results from the SELECT cardiovascular outcomes trial. The double-blinded trial compared subcutaneous once-weekly semaglutide 2.4 mg with placebo as an adjunct to standard of care for prevention of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACEs) over a period of up to five years. The trial enrolled 17,604 adults…

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FDA Approves Lilly’s Zepbound™ (tirzepatide) for Chronic Weight Management, a Powerful New Option for the Treatment of Obesity or Overweight with Weight-Related Medical Problems

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 8, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Eli Lilly and Company’s (NYSE: LLY) Zepbound™ (tirzepatide) injection, the first and only obesity treatment of its kind that activates both GIP (glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide) and GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide-1) hormone receptors. Zepbound is indicated for adults with obesity (with a BMI of 30 kg/m2 or greater), or those…

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Interim Data from the heart-1 Phase 1b Clinical Trial of VERVE-101 in Patients with HeFH to be Presented at the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions

Interim Data from the heart-1 Phase 1b Clinical Trial of VERVE-101 in Patients with HeFH to be Presented at the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2023 on November 12 at 3:30 p.m. ET; Company to Host Investor Event and Webcast on November 12 at 6:30 p.m. ET BOSTON, Nov. 07, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —…

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Recor Medical and Otsuka Medical Devices Announce First FDA-Approved Renal Denervation System for the Treatment of Hypertension

Palo Alto, Calif. – November 7, 2023 – Recor Medical, Inc. (“Recor”) and its parent company, Otsuka Medical Devices Co., Ltd. (“Otsuka Medical Devices”) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Recor’s Paradise™ Ultrasound Renal Denervation (RDN) system for the treatment of hypertension. Read more…

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ASPC partners with Endless Health to support testing attendees’ cholesterol levels at family practice conference

Dallas, TX. — The American Society for Preventive Cardiology (ASPC) together with Endless Health will be at the American Academy of Family Physicians’ (AAFP) annual conference – Family Medicine Experience (FMX) – in Chicago, IL October 27-29, 2023 – offering attendees the ability to test their lipid and metabolic levels with a simple finger stick…

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Novartis will appeal to U.S. Court of Appeals to uphold validity of Entresto® combination patent; maintains 2023 guidance and mid-term outlook

Basel, July 07, 2023 — Novartis today announced that the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware issued a negative decision regarding the validity of a patent covering Entresto and combinations of sacubitril and valsartan, which expires in 2025 with its pediatric exclusivity. Novartis strongly believes the combination patent is valid and will appeal to…

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US FDA approves expanded indication for Novartis Leqvio® (inclisiran) to include treatment of adults with high LDL-C and who are at increased risk of heart disease

EAST HANOVER, N.J., July 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Novartis announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a label update for Leqvio® (inclisiran) to enable earlier use in patients with elevated LDL-C who have an increased risk of heart disease, as an adjunct to diet and statin therapy1. This patient population includes those…

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