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MITRA-FR Inches in Line With COAPT at 2 Years Despite Contradictory Findings

PARIS — Percutaneous repair with the MitraClip still adds no benefit to the treatment of patients with secondary mitral regurgitation (MR) in the MITRA-FR trial, according to follow-up data extending out to 2 years. The primary composite endpoint of all-cause death and unplanned heart failure rehospitalization continued to be equally likely between MitraClip recipients and… Read More »

Model Predicts Cognitive Decline Due to Alzheimer’s Up to Two Years Out

Researchers hope the system can zero in on the right patients to enroll in clinical trials, to speed discovery of drug treatments. By Rob Matheson A new model developed at MIT can help predict if patients at risk for Alzheimer’s disease will experience clinically significant cognitive decline due to the disease, by predicting their cognition… Read More »

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy

After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged populations. Attacks on the health sector have continued at an alarming level in the past year. The 67 verified attacks on health facilities, workers, and infrastructure recorded during the first two… Read More »