Tag : lipid management

Neurology

Even Normotensives Benefit From Cutting Sodium: Meta-analysis

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Sodium reduction resulted in lower blood pressure among a very broad group of patients, including normotensive individuals, researchers say. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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Suboptimal Diet May Drive $50 Billion in Cardiometabolic Costs

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Poor diet is associated with 18.2% of all costs related to treatment of ischemic heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes in the US, new...
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Unmet LDL-C Goals Common in ASCVD: PINNACLE, NHANES

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Two studies of patients with ASCVD — NHANES and the PINNACLE registry — show ‘a large burden of non- and undertreatment’ and ‘room for improvement’...
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ORION-10: 58% Reduction in LDL With Inclisiran

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A second phase 3 study has shown impressive reductions in LDL on top of statins with this novel agent given just twice a year. Medscape...
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Meat, Fish, and Vegetables: New Data on Heart Disease and Stroke

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Dr Christoph Diener on interesting new results in stroke, epilepsy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and more. Medscape Neurology Source link...
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New ADA Update: Liraglutide for Youth and Technology Issues

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Liraglutide for youth, dulaglutide cardiovascular outcomes data, and ‘time-in-range’ guidelines inform the latest Living Standards updates. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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'Double Whammy': Where do PCSK9 Inhibitors Fit for Diabetes/ACS?

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Patients with diabetes as well as ACS and uncontrolled high cholesterol have a "double whammy" that makes them candidates for PCSK9 inhibitors to prevent CV...
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Overactive Innate Immunity Tied to Higher Stroke Risk

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A prospective cohort study of nearly 8000 people who were followed for 8 years identified components of the immune system that either increase or decrease...
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Statins May Cut Postconcussion Dementia Risk

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Concussion in older adults is tied to a dramatically increased risk for dementia, but new research suggests statins may mitigate this risk. Medscape Medical News...
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Only 1 in 5 With High-Risk AF Leave ED on Anticoagulant

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A study of nearly 450 people with atrial fibrillation (AF) treated in the emergency department suggests that anticoagulants may be ‘vastly underutilized’ for the prevention...
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Giving Birth Tied to Increased CVD, Stroke Risk

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Research has suggested that women who have given birth may have an increased risk for CVD compared with those who never have. A new study...
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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...
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Menopause a 'Critical Window' for Lifestyle CVD Prevention

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A healthy diet, exercise, and not smoking are all part of a heart-healthy lifestyle, but a new study suggests adherence at midlife is particularly important...
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Medscape/ACC Survey Looks at Current Cholesterol Management

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Most cardiologists surveyed used the 2013 ACC/AHA guideline on managing dyslipidemia, although most consider it outdated. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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REDUCE-IT: 'A New Era' in CVD Prevention With High-Dose EPA

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High doses of a purified form of the omega-3 oil, eicosapentaenoic acid, showed a large, robust reduction in events, opening an exciting new avenue for...
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New AHA/ACC Cholesterol Guideline Expands Role of LDL Targets

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An update to the controversial 2013 guidelines retains key elements but also puts less weight on estimated 10-year ASCVD risk and emphasizes contemporary ideas, such...

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