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FDA accepts for review Vascepa to reduce residual cardiovascular risk in patients with statin-managed LDL-C cholesterol.

Amarin Corporation plc announced that its supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for Vascepa (icosapent ethyl) capsules has been accepted for...

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Positive interim results from ORION-3 study of inclisiran twice yearly dosing for LDL patients

The Medicines Company announced interim results from the ongoing ORION-3 open-label extension study (Group 1, n=290) which showed that twice-a-year...

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Phase III CLEAR Wisdom study of ETC 1002 shows safe profile in dyslipidaemia

Daiichi Sankyo and Esperion announced that data from the Phase III CLEAR Wisdom study of ETC 1002 (bempedoic acid) highlighted...

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Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a chronic condition characterised by recurrent interruptions in breathing throughout the sleep cycle. Learn about the two main types of sleep apnea and hear from experts as they present the latest research at the Sleep and Breathing conference (Marseille, 2019).

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.

Added 2 years ago

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...

Added 4 years ago

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...

Added 2 years ago

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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.

Added 9 months ago

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.

Added 9 months ago

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...

Added 1 year ago

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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...

Added 11 months ago

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