Tag : hypobetalipoproteinemia

Neurology

Healthy Habits Backslide After Starting Statins, Antihypertensives

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New findings suggest initiating these preventive medications is associated with lifestyle changes, some positive and others negative. Medscape Medical News Source link...
Neurology

Silencing Novel Target Genes: A New Strategy for Lipid Lowering

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Following in the footsteps of inclisiran, two lipid-lowering therapies based on silencing specific genes involved in lipid metabolism showed promising preliminary results in initial clinical...
Neurology

Undiagnosed FH Linked to 16-Year Life Expectancy Reduction

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The high premature cardiovascular death risk in undiagnosed familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) supports the case for earlier cholesterol screening, investigators say. Medscape Medical News Source link...
Neurology

Factors Linked to LDL-Cholesterol Levels Differ by Gender

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Different impact of lifestyle and genetic factors on LDL-cholesterol levels in men and women could have ‘strong repercussions’ for treatment, researchers say. Medscape Medical News...
Neurology

Fixed-Dose Bempedoic Acid, Ezetimibe Combo for Statin Intolerance?

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The fixed-dose combination of the complementary drugs is ‘potent and convenient,’ researchers conclude, with statin intolerance potentially ‘a very nice niche.’ Medscape Medical News Source...
Neurology

Into the Fray: AHA's First Scientific Statement on Statin Safety

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The benefits of statins outweigh the harms, the report asserts, which is likely to renew calls for the release of patient-level data from industry-sponsored statin...
Neurology

Medicaid Expansion Curbs Uninsured Hospitalization for CV Events

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States that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act saw a decline in the proportion of uninsured hospitalizations for heart attack, stroke, and heart failure,...
Neurology

Additional Benefit From Lowering Already Low LDL

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Pushing LDL cholesterol below current targets further reduces risk for major cardiovascular events without serious adverse effects, a new meta-analysis finds. Medscape Medical News Source...

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