from recent news events
A Replacement for Warfarin for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation-
(November 23, 2010) - FDA approves Pradaxa (Dabigatran) for use
of stroke prevention for patients with non-valvular atrial
fibrillation. Experimental drug rivaroxaban looks promising in trials.
Preventing Heart Attack
14, 2008) - NBC News revisits the death of Tim Russert
and reviews the limitations of current heart tests.
Sudden Cardiac Death
- (June 16, 2008) - Tim
Russert's death on June 13, 2008 has raised questions about sudden
This NBC Nightly News feature focuses on the issue