New Novartis Heart Failure Drug to Revolutionize Treatment | Healthcare Global

September 3, 2014 3:46 AM

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New Novartis Heart Failure Drug to Revolutionize Treatment  | Healthcare Global

A new heart failure medication from Novartis could replace drugs that have been vital to treating heart failure after lowering the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 percent in a study.

The experimental drug, currently known as LCZ696, boosted the hopes of doctors as the treatment could quickly change care for more than half of the 6 million Americans and 24 million people worldwide who suffer from heart failure.

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