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Daiichi Sankyo to market bempedoic acid and the bempedoic acid / ezetimibe combination pill in the European Economic Area and Switzerland. Esperion Therapeutics

Esperion Therapeutics announced that they have entered into a licensing agreement with Daiichi Sankyo Europe (DSE) providing DSE with exclusive...

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Joint guidelines on managing cholesterol from the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology released.

Joint guidelines on managing cholesterol from the American Heart Association (AHA) and American College of Cardiology (ACC) were released on...

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A new FOURIER analysis evaluating the effects of Repatha in patients with established cardiovascular disease by kidney function.- Amgen

Amgen announced a new Repatha cardiovascular outcomes study (FOURIER) analysis evaluating the effects of Repatha (evolocumab) in patients with established...

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Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP) Lab Assessment

Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP) Lab Assessment

Discover an overview of hypophosphatasia and details required to facilitate the timely and accurate detection of low alkaline phosphatase.

Acute and Advanced Heart Failure

Acute and Advanced Heart Failure

What are the most effective treatments for acute heart failure? Can you define advanced heart failure? Discover here...

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Guidelines

Guidelines for management of dyslipidemia and prevention of atherosclerosis.

The development of these guidelines is mandated by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Board of Directors and American College of Endocrinology (ACE) Board of Trustees.

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Cardiovascular disease: risk assessment and reduction, including lipid modification

This guideline covers the assessment and care of adults who are at risk of or who have cardiovascular disease (CVD), such as heart disease and stroke. It aims to help healthcare professionals identify people who are at risk of...

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2016 ESC/EAS guidelines for the management of dyslipidaemias

The present Guidelines represent an evidence-based consensus, by appraising the current evidence and indentifying remaining knowledge gaps in managing the prevention of dyslipIdaemias...

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Journal articles

Association Between Baseline LDL-C Level and Total and Cardiovascular Mortality After LDL-C Lowering: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Objective: To evaluate whether baseline LDL-C level is associated with total and cardiovascular mortality risk reductions.

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Efficacy and Safety of Further Lowering of Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol in Patients Starting With Very Low Levels: A Meta-analysis.

Objective: To evaluate efficacy and safety of further lowering LDL-C levels in patient populations presenting with median LDL-C levels of 1.8 mmol/L (70 mg/dL) or less.

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Fenofibrate/simvastatin fixed-dose combination in the treatment of mixed dyslipidemia: safety, efficacy, and place in therapy.

In this review, the effect and safety of an approved combination therapy with simvastatin plus fenofibrate are described, with an analysis of pros and cons resulting from randomized multicenter trials, meta-analyses...

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Clinical trials

A Study in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus With Hypercholesterolemia/Mixed Dyslipidemia

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of 12 weeks of subcutaneous evolocumab taken monthly compared with subcutaneous placebo taken monthly on low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) in subjects with...

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