Navigation Links
New Data Shows Prescription Omega-3 Acid Ethyl Esters Reduced the Incidence of Death in Heart Failure Patients
Date:9/4/2008

-Data Published in 'The Lancet' and Presented at ESC Congress-

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a new international study, the GISSI Heart Failure (GISSI-HF) study, showed that 1 g/d dose of omega-3 acid ethyl esters reduced all cause mortality and hospital admissions for cardiovascular reasons in patients with chronic heart failure. These findings are published in this week's online version of 'The Lancet' and were presented at the European Cardiovascular Society (ESC) Congress 2008 in Munich, Germany on Sunday, August 31, 2008.

The prescription omega-3 utilized in this study is made by Pronova, a Norway based marine pharmaceutical company. GSK has the rights to market Pronova's omega-3 formulation in the United States. In the U.S., this product is marketed as LOVAZA(R) and is FDA approved, in addition to diet, to treat adult patients with triglycerides greater than or equal to 500 mg/dL only. LOVAZA is the only FDA approved omega-3 medicine in the U.S., but is not indicated for the treatment of heart failure.

"The GISSI Heart Failure Project offers new insights into the potential benefits of prescription omega-3s in heart failure and should not be generalized to over the counter dietary supplements," said Jai Patel, Vice President GSK Global Cardiovascular Clinical Development. "To date, there have not been trials comparing the effects and benefits of different formulations of omega-3s. The potency and purity of omega-3 dietary supplements may not be consistent. The FDA does not review dietary supplements for efficacy or safety and they are not approved to treat any disease," he continued.

Results from the GISSI HF-study showed that long term treatment with prescription omega-3 acid ethyl esters was effective in reducing both all cause mortality and admissions to the hospital for cardiovascular reasons. Treatment with prescription omega-3 acid ethyl esters resulted in a nine percent relative risk reduction in
'/>"/>

SOURCE GlaxoSmithKline
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. New Research Shows Promise for Finding A Cure for Rheumatoid Arthritis
2. Study Shows Pine Bark Naturally Reduces Knee Osteoarthritis
3. Catheter Ablation System for Atrial Fibrillation Shows Reduced Procedure Time, Remarkable Safety Profile and Excellent Outcomes in Two Clinical Studies
4. TAXUS OLYMPIA Registry Shows Excellent Outcomes for High-Risk Patients Treated With Second-Generation TAXUS(R) Liberte(R) Stent
5. National Study Shows Magnesium Sulfate Reduces Risk of Cerebral Palsy in Premature Births
6. Survey Shows Parents Best Intentions Out of Step with Expert Recommendations in Protecting Kids from Flu
7. Study Shows Benefits of a High Omega-3 Diet in Older Adults
8. New Research Shows One in 200 People Born with DNA Mutation That Can Lead to Devastating, Often Fatal Disease
9. Pooled-Analysis of 54 Clinical Studies Shows No Increased Risk of Heart Attack With Abacavir Therapy
10. Study Shows Use of AdvanDxs PNA FISH(TM) Test was Associated with an 82% Reduction in Intensive Care Unit Mortality Rates from Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infections
11. Device Blocking Stomach Nerve Signals Shows Promise in Obesity
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/20/2014)... Reportlinker.com announces that a new market ... The Impact of Healthcare Reform (PPACA) On ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p01618927/The-Impact-of-Healthcare-Reform-PPACA-On-the-US-IVD-Industry.html The "Patient Protection and ... that affects virtually every aspect of health care, ... take effect now. IVD manufacturers who have different ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... , Aug. 20, 2014 Reportlinker.com ... is available in its catalogue: ... Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 ... Synopsis The report provides in depth ... Canadian personal accident and health insurance segment, ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: ... This report analyzes the worldwide markets ... Product Segments: Implantable/Internal Cardiac Defibrillators, and External Defibrillators. The ... Canada , Japan , ... , Middle East & ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:The Impact of Healthcare Reform (PPACA) On the U.S. IVD Industry 2The Impact of Healthcare Reform (PPACA) On the U.S. IVD Industry 3The Impact of Healthcare Reform (PPACA) On the U.S. IVD Industry 4The Impact of Healthcare Reform (PPACA) On the U.S. IVD Industry 5The Impact of Healthcare Reform (PPACA) On the U.S. IVD Industry 6Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Canada, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 2Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Canada, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 3Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Canada, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 4Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Canada, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 5Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Canada, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 6Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Canada, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 7Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Canada, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 8Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Canada, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 9Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Canada, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 10Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Canada, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 11Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Canada, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 12Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Canada, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 13Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Canada, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 14Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Canada, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 15Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Canada, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 16Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Canada, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 17Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Canada, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 18Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Canada, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 19Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Canada, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 20Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Canada, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 21Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Canada, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 22Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Canada, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 23Global Cardiac Defibrillators Industry 2Global Cardiac Defibrillators Industry 3Global Cardiac Defibrillators Industry 4Global Cardiac Defibrillators Industry 5Global Cardiac Defibrillators Industry 6Global Cardiac Defibrillators Industry 7Global Cardiac Defibrillators Industry 8Global Cardiac Defibrillators Industry 9
(Date:8/20/2014)... iFitDress.com, the well-known wedding dress manufacturer and retailer, ... evening gowns . All items in the fresh collection ... $100. , iFitDress.com is among the hardest working ... best to help clients worldwide to keep pace with ... and professional. According to its development manager, all its ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... August 20, 2014 Today, Zane ... the publication of a new eBook, Affordable Care ... small business owners feel uncertain about how the ... and their bottom line. , The new eBook ... helps businesses navigate their upcoming health insurance decisions. ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Dennis Thompson HealthDay ... U.S. teen birth rates fell dramatically during the past two ... a new government report shows. An estimated 4 million ... decline, according to researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease ... out at me from the report," said Bill Albert, chief ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... An imaging study of chronic users of codeine-containing ... regions of brain white matter and associates these ... , Researchers used diffusuion tensor imaging (DTI) (an ... investigate the white matter integrity of chronic CCS ... the brain, including the inferior fronto-occipital fasciculus, which ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Loss of brain ... explain why many seniors have trouble falling and staying ... sleep disruption can be especially severe and often results ... The investigators analyzed data from the Rush Memory ... enrolled at age 65 and are being followed until ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:iFitDress.com Releases a New Range of Cheap Evening Gowns 2Health News:Teen Birth Rate Has Dropped Dramatically in Last Two Decades: CDC 2Health News:Teen Birth Rate Has Dropped Dramatically in Last Two Decades: CDC 3Health News:Seniors' Sleep Woes May Be Linked to Loss of Brain Cells 2
... physical activities can mean much athletic activity that is ... are becoming quite a common cause of hospitalization for ... the2nd Annual Sports Medicine for Coaches Fall Sports Safety ... at New York City’s Hospital for Special Surgery, had ...
... of Nutrition Elaine Rush states that consumption of energy ... as caffeine contributes to obesity. // ,The ... caffeine and guarana (which also contains caffeine) causes the ... lemonade. "These results could have huge implications when you ...
... diagnosed in men and the risk of developing this ... form of therapy for prostate cancer remains still a ... available to patients: traditional open surgery, laparoscopic (also known ... ,Prostate cancer patients biggest concerns following these treatment ...
... make head-and-neck cancer patients feel as if they ... that the treatment may later cause difficulty swallowing, ... through the stomach wall. This however sometimes can ... head-and-neck surgeon William R. Carroll, M.D., and colleagues ...
... most of the northern sections of Uttar Pradesh. The ... according to reports from health officials. , ,On Saturday ... actual toll "is bound to be much higher" as many ... far over 900 patients have been admitted to different government ...
... of Medicine had discovered a drug that can help in ... the brain. The research results were published in // current ... may go a long way in helping workers working in ... clock., ,The study’s results are reported on-line today in ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:All Play Is No Good For Health 2Health News:Obesity Can Be Caused By Consumption Of Energy Drinks 2Health News:Benefits Of Robotic Prostate Surgery- But At What Cost? 2Health News:Treatment For Reversal Of Effects Of Sleep Deprivation In Brain 2
Express Elyte Systems....
... 2400 has minimal requirements ... low as 2 L/test) ... L/hour) thus maximizing operating ... rack handler facilitates continuous ...
Iron (Total/Ferene). Storage temp: 15 - 30 C. Linearity: 0 - 500 ug/dl. Expected values: from males 60 - 160 ug/dl, from females 43 - 140 ug/dl. Available with Calibrator and Number of test are 120....
Iron UIBC (UIBC Buffer + Color + Std.). An Automated analyzer test kits....
Medicine Products: