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They can directly affect the heart muscle (myocardium), causing cardiomyopathy. Source: Medical Xpress Read More Read More Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), which afflicts more than 26 million Americans, is a condition in which individuals experience a slow loss of kidney function over time. FDA’s CardioBeat delivers e-mail updates on safety and regulatory issues related to cardiovascular disease, including product approvals, safety warnings, notices of upcoming public meetings, and notices about proposed regulatory guidances.

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