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Moderate drinking not harmful for older patients with heart failure, study suggests

A new study suggests that people over age 65 who are newly diagnosed with heart failure can continue to drink moderate amounts of alcohol without worsening their condition. The study, from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, showed a survival benefit for moderate drinkers compared with those who abstained from alcohol. On average,… Read More »

Vectura to stop developing asthma treatment after late-stage failure

(Reuters) – Vectura Group Plc will stop developing its treatment for severe uncontrolled asthma, the British drugmaker said on Monday, after the drug-device combination failed to meet the main goal of a late-stage study. The move will widen Vectura’s loss before tax by 40 million pounds ($ 51.3 million) in the current financial year. Vectura’s… Read More »