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Statins, nonstatin LDL-lowering therapies associated with similar CV benefit

September 27, 2016

Statin and nonstatin therapies yield similar risk reduction of major CV events, according to a meta-regression analysis published in JAMA.

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Total, CVD mortality rates increase in young adults with type 1 diabetes

September 27, 2016
Young adults with type 1 diabetes have an increased risk for total and cardiovascular disease mortality and hospitalized cardiovascular disease, with greater risks for…
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Changes in fat quality, quantity linked to intensified CVD risk factors

September 27, 2016
Independent of other measures of adiposity, increasing quantity of fat and decrease in fat attenuation were associated with worsening of CVD risk factors, according to…
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Percutaneous PFO closure yields similar benefits as medical therapy in patients with stroke

September 27, 2016
Percutaneous, catheter-based closure of patent foramen ovale was as effective as medical therapy for secondary prevention of cryptogenic ischemic stroke, according to…
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Antisense oligonucleotide associated with substantial reductions in Lp(a) concentrations

September 26, 2016
A novel antisense oligonucleotide targeting apolipoprotein(a) was safe and conferred a decline in concentrations of lipoprotein(a), according to findings published in…
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