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Men living alone have problems taking Warfarin

Men living alone have more difficulty taking the blood thinning drug Warfarin than women, according to research presented this week at the 2019 World Congress of Cardiology. Dr Anders Bonde from Gentofte University Hospital in Copenhagen said the study suggests men are more dependent on their partner than women when …

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Pradaxa’s continued use in AF patients undergoing catheter ablation

Boehringer Ingelheim says a change to the prescribing information for Pradaxa (dabigatran) makes it the only novel oral anticoagulant (NOAC) that can be continued in atrial fibrillation patients undergoing a catheter-ablation procedure to correct their heartbeat irregularity. This change comes as electrophysiologists report increasing numbers of catheter-ablation procedures in Australia …

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