ACC 2016

The 65th Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology is the largest meeting of the year for this 52,000 member organization, which represents all cardiovascular professionals. Presentations of clinical trials, professional development sessions, and discussions of treatment guidelines are taking place April 2-4, 2016, at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.

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The nation's top food and drug regulator enjoyed a warm welcome from colleagues on the final day of the 65th Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology.
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While overall data did not suggest a benefit for the drugs, a look at the effects on patients whose cardiac arrests were witnessed shows the benefit of reaching patients quickly.
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The data were submitted to the FDA following idarucizumab’s accelerated approval last year, which is granted to therapies that address an unmet medical need.
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A small study of sudden out-of-hospital deaths raises questions about the quality of primary care, especially for women.
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The 2013 guideline update from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association drew criticism when it was presented. Data presented in today's poster session at the ACC Scientific Session revealed unexpected results.
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Results from the GAUSS-3 trial presented Sunday at the American College of Cardiology should be good news for Amgen, but an editorial in JAMA says the cost of evolocumab exceeds "willingness to pay" limits.
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The half-day program covered healthy eating, how to prescribe exercise, evidence about stress reduction, and other lifestyle topics, as part of the American College of Cardiology's focus on prevention.
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Greetings from First Lady Michelle Obama and a lecture from a non-cardiologist on population health set the stage for the 65th Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology. Prevention is the focus of this year's meeting.
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