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Bempedoic acid/ezetimibe combination lowers LDL, CRP

Bempedoic acid/ezetimibe combination lowers LDL, CRP
August 18, 2019
Meeting News

MI prevalence elevated in areas of high fast food availability

August 17, 2019
Areas with high density of fast food outlets had greater prevalence of MI compared with other areas, according to findings presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of…
FDA News

TAVR systems approved for low-risk patients

August 16, 2019
Edwards Lifesciences and Medtronic announced that their transcatheter aortic valve replacement systems have been approved by the FDA for use in patients with severe…
In the Journals

Monitors identify frequent preclinical cardiac arrythmias in patients with CKD, type 2 diabetes

August 16, 2019
Mobile cardiac telemetry monitors detected high rates of preclinical cardiac arrythmias in patients with chronic kidney disease and type 2 diabetes, according to a…
In the Journals

Exercise-induced troponin elevations may predict CV, mortality risk

August 16, 2019
In older long-distance walkers, troponin I levels above the 99th percentile were associated with higher risk for mortality and CV events. According to a study published…
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