Category: Health professionals
Cholesterol Management Clinical Practice Guidelines in US
Recommendations on management of blood cholesterol were released in November 2018 by the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association have been published.
REDUCE-IT: 25% Reduction in MACE With High-Dose EPA
High doses (4-g daily) of the omega-3 oil eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) have shown a large benefit on cardiovascular events in the randomized, double-blind REDUCE-IT trial.
Raised Lp(a) Slashed in CV Patients on Novel Antisense Agent
Integration of child–parent screening and cascade testing for familial hypercholesterolaemia
This study explores integrate child–parent screening and cascade testing into a single pathway-child-parent cascade screening (CPCS), for the identification of familial hypercholesterolaemia in the population and to estimate the number of new familial hypercholesterolaemia cases identified per child screened and the associated costs.
Source: Journal of Medical Screening
Optimising treatment of hyperlipidaemia: Quantitative evaluation of UK, USA and European guidelines taking account of both LDL cholesterol levels and cardiovascular disease risk
Walnut Consumption Controlled Trial
Erectile Dysfunction Linked to Future CVD Events
Ezetimibe - Likely to Be Beneficial For All
Adverse effects of statin therapy: perception vs. the evidence
Levels of lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)] need to be reduced by substantially more than has been achieved in recent trials
Impact of Healthy Lifestyle Factors on Life Expectancies in the US Population
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