Posts Tagged ‘methotrexate’

August 22nd, 2012

NHLBI Announces 7000-Patient Trial to Test Inflammation Hypothesis

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) has announced the launch of a large clinical trial testing the inflammation hypothesis. Paul Ridker is the principal investigator of the trial, which will be known as  the Cardiovascular Inflammation Reduction Trial (CIRT). CIRT will enroll 7,000 patients who are stable following a heart attack but are at high risk for a […]