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Heart failure patients to be offered new NHS wonder pill – Daily Mail

Thursday, 24 March, 2022

Heart failure patients to be offered new NHS wonder pill – Daily Mail

While there have been a number of major treatment advances in recent decades, one in five patients with heart failure still dies within a year of diagnosis. In December, wool hat-wearing Monkees star Mike Nesmith (pictured) died due to the condition aged 78

 
More heart failure patients are to be offered a pill that cuts deaths and hospitalisations by a quarter – and vastly improves quality of life.
Last month NHS spending watchdogs approved the new medication, empagliflozin, for those with the most severe form of the disease who had failed to respond to other treatments.
Now, just weeks later, doctors say health chiefs are poised to also offer the drug to sufferers who still have relatively strong heart function – known as ‘preserved’ heart failure – in an effort to slow the progression of the disease.
Read more at: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-10630761/Heart-failure-patients-offered-new-NHS-wonder-pill-cuts-deaths-hospitalisations.html

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