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AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of cardiovascular, metabolic, respiratory, inflammation, autoimmune, oncology, infection and neuroscience diseases.

AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide.

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  • The Latest in Science & Technology Come Together at AHA 2014 14 November 2014 16:40 GMT

    Medical congresses present an important opportunity for the science and medical community to come together and participate in the open exchange and dialogue around the latest science for a particular therapeutic area (TA). The 2014 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions (AHA ‘14) are no different.