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Acesion Pharma raises €45m series B funding

September 26, 2023
Business Services Acesion Pharma, Cardiology, atrial fibrillation, series B financing

Acesion Pharma has announced that it has closed an oversubscribed €45m series B financing round. This financing was co-led by …


Correvio’s atrial fibrillation drug voted down by FDA committee over safety concerns

December 11, 2019
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Correvio Pharma, FDA, atrial fibrillation, pharma

It has emerged that Correvio Pharma’s anti-arrhythmic therapy Brinavess was shot down by the FDA’s Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory …

AI accurately detects subtle signs of atrial fibrillation even in normal tests

August 2, 2019
Medical Communications AF, AI, ECG, atrial fibrillation, electrcardiogram, pharma

A new study from the Mayo Clinic shows that artificial intelligence (AI) can detect signs of atrial fibrillation (AF) in …


Two biomarkers can aid in atrial fibrillation screening, researchers find

January 8, 2019
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development University of Birmingham, atrial fibrillation, biomarkers, pharma

A team of researchers at the University of Birmingham has identified a pair of biomarkers which it says could aid …


Living with atrial fibrillation

April 23, 2018
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing KardiaMobile, Tony Green, atrial fibrillation, patient experience

Tony Green discusses the difficulty in pinning down his diagnosis of the irregular heart rhythm condition, until his use of …


Smartphone ECG device KardiaMobile rolled out to NHS to combat atrial fibrillation

February 14, 2018
Research and Development KardiaMobile, NHS, atrial fibrillation, pharma

AliveCor has announced that it has begun the rollout of its KardiaMobile technology to the NHS via the UK’s Academic …


1 in 6 US patients are given wrong dose of blood-thinners, study suggests

June 7, 2017
Research and Development Mayo Clinic, atrial fibrillation, blood thinner, blood-thinner

New research data from the Mayo Clinic has suggested that as much as one in six patients suffering from atrial …


Bayer backs safety of Xarelto after real-world data study

September 2, 2015
Research and Development Bayer, ESC, European Society of Cardiology, Xarelto, anticoagulants, atrial fibrillation, real-word evidence, rivaroxaban

Around 96 in every 100 people treated with Bayer’s anticoagulant Xarelto do not experience any major bleeding, related side effects …

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Daiichi scores another NICE nod for Lixiana

August 12, 2015
Sales and Marketing Daichii Sankyo, Daiichi, Lixiana, atrial fibrillation, edoxaban

NICE has recommended in draft guidance the anti-blood clotting drug Daiichi Sankyo’s Lixiana for preventing stroke and blood clots in …

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Daiichi Sankyo launches clotting drug Lixiana in UK

July 10, 2015
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing Daiichi Sankyo, Lixiana, NOAC, VTE, anticoagulant, atrial fibrillation, blood clots, edoxaban, novel anticoagulant, strokes, warfarin

Daiichi Sankyo’s Lixiana has become the latest pharma offering in the class of newer oral anticoagulants in the UK.Lixiana (edoxaban) …

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Daiichi-Sankyo blood drug gets FDA nod

January 12, 2015
Sales and Marketing BMS, Daiichi Sankyo, Daiichi-Sankyo, FDA, Pfizer, Pradaxa, atrial fibrillation, blood, savaysa

The US Food and Drug Administration has shown Daiichi-Sankyo’s anti-clotting drug Savaysa the green light to reduce the risk of …

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Merck ends development on atrial fibrillation pill

March 20, 2012
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Cardiome, Merck, atrial fibrillation

Merck will no longer help its partner Cardiome develop an oral formulation of the atrial fibrillation drug vernakalant. The pill …

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NICE recommends Pradaxa for stroke prevention

March 15, 2012
Sales and Marketing Boehringer Ingelheim, NICE, Pradaxa, atrial fibrillation

NICE has given a limited recommendation to Boehringer Ingelheim’s blood thinner Pradaxa. The watchdog said in final guidance that Pradaxa …

NICE set to reject Xarelto in AF

January 10, 2012
Sales and Marketing AF, NICE, Pradaxa, Xarelto, atrial fibrillation

NICE says it needs more data on Bayer’s Xarelto in order to recommend it for people with atrial fibrillation. The …

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