Tag Archives: Heart

Call for earlier indigenous heart checks

Health experts are dropping the recommended age Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should have their heart checked from 35 to 18. Indigenous nurse Vicki Ward says the move is about finding heart disease risks in young Aboriginal people sooner. Ms Ward said it was easy for indigenous Australians to be “fatalistic” about their heart… Read More »

Medical News Today: Heart health: Are women getting incorrect treatment?

Recent research suggests that ignoring sex-specific risk factors of heart disease has resulted in women having a higher risk of dying from heart failure than men. Share on PinterestDifferences between men and women may mean that the latter do not receive the right treatment for heart conditions. A review published in Nature Medicine reveals an… Read More »

FDA Approves Ozempic (semaglutide) for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes and Known Heart Disease

Print this page PLAINSBORO, N.J., Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Novo Nordisk today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new indication for Ozempic (semaglutide) injection 0.5 mg or 1 mg to reduce the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) such as heart attack, stroke, or death in adults… Read More »