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Look for the news to be full of information regarding cardiovascular diseases as the 73rd Session of the American Heart Association gets underway in New Orleans this week.

Proceed To Article Peripheral Artery Disease Underdiagnosed - Consequences Include Heart Attack And Stroke
Under-diagnosis of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is likely to serve as a barrier to effective prevention of myocardial infarction and stroke, the main cardiovascular risks associated with PAD, according to the PARTNERS program data released Sunday at the 73rd annual meeting of the American Heart Association. More...

Proceed To Article Infection + Inflammation = Heart Attack?
Three studies published in the 07 November Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association examine the role of infections and inflammation in heart attacks. More...

Proceed To Article FDA Approves Zyprexa® For Long-Term Therapy Of Schizophrenia
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Zyprexa® (olanzapine) for the long-term therapy and maintenance of treatment response of schizophrenia. Zyprexa is the first of the newer generation of antipsychotics, known as "atypicals," to prove its long-term effectiveness in the schizophrenic population. More...

Proceed To Article Prescribing Information: Zyprexa (Olanzapine)
Zyprexa (olanzapine) is a psychotropic agent that belongs to the thienobenzodiazepine class. The chemical designation is 2-methyl-4-(4-methyl-1-piperazinyl)-10H-thieno[2,3-b] [1,5]benzodiazepine. Get the full prescribing information in today's issue. More...

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From The Medical Journals Into The Newspapers: The Week's Top Stories
When it comes to health information, the same few stories jump from medical journal to newspaper to television. The past week's biggest stories were about phenylpropanolamine, early puberty, cellular telephones, penicillin and that old favorite--heart attack and exercise. Get a brief synopsis of each in this short article. More...

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