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Cardiology Today's top articles from the NLA Scientific Sessions

June 24, 2017

The National Lipid Association Annual Scientific Session s featur ed intensive sessions on major topics in lipid research and the future of health care . Cardiology Today has compiled a list of the top studies, presentations and abstracts presented at the meeting this year.

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Air pollutants harm heart structure, function

June 23, 2017
Higher exposure to fine particulate matter was associated with significantly larger left ventricular volumes and lower ejection fraction, according to data presented at…
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Awareness of women’s CV health, CVD risk low among patients, physicians

June 22, 2017
CVD in women was not identified as a main health concern by women or physicians, possibly due to social stigma related to body weight and inadequate training on…
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CANTOS: Canakinumab reduces risk for major CV events in patients with MI, inflammatory atherosclerosis

June 22, 2017
In patients with prior MI and inflammatory atherosclerosis, canakinumab in combination with standard-of-care therapy reduced risk for major adverse CV events, according…
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2016: An active, exciting year in cardiology

Cardiology Today, January 2017
Carl J. Pepine, MD, MACC
The past year has been a very active and exciting one in CVD and CV medicine. We have had major successes on several…
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VIDEO: New NLA president discusses updates to PCSK9 inhibitor recommendations

May 22, 2017
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Cardiology Today's top articles from the NLA Scientific Sessions

June 24, 2017
The National Lipid Association Annual Scientific Session s featur ed intensive sessions on major topics in lipid research and the future of health…

Meeting News

Air pollutants harm heart structure, function

June 23, 2017
Higher exposure to fine particulate matter was associated with significantly larger left ventricular volumes and lower ejection fraction, according…

In the JournalsPerspective

Awareness of women’s CV health, CVD risk low among patients, physicians

June 22, 2017
CVD in women was not identified as a main health concern by women or physicians, possibly due to social stigma related to body weight and inadequate…

Perspective

CANTOS: Canakinumab reduces risk for major CV events in patients with MI, inflammatory atherosclerosis

June 22, 2017
In patients with prior MI and inflammatory atherosclerosis, canakinumab in combination with standard-of-care therapy reduced risk for major adverse…

In the Journals

Statins may increase risk for Parkinson’s disease

June 21, 2017
Use of statins was significantly associated with risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, suggesting statins should not be used to protect…

In the Journals

Breast-feeding may lower risk for CVD, stroke

June 21, 2017
Women who breast-fed had a lower risk for CVD and stroke compared with women who never breast-fed, according to a study published in the Journal of

Meeting News

DEVOTE: Insulin degludec demonstrates CV safety, reduced risk for severe hypoglycemia

June 21, 2017
SAN DIEGO — In the DEVOTE cardiovascular outcomes trial, insulin degludec was noninferior to insulin glargine for the primary endpoint of major…

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FDA committee supports expanded CV indication for liraglutide in adults with type 2 diabetes

June 20, 2017
An FDA advisory panel on Tuesday voted 17 to 2 in favor of an expanded indication for the GLP-1 receptor agonist liraglutide, supporting language in…

In the Journals

Early-life exposure to famine may increase dyslipidemia risk in women

June 20, 2017
Women exposed to the Chinese famine of 1959 to 1961 during fetal and infant stages had an elevated risk for dyslipidemia, according to a study in…

In the Journals

Patients with psoriasis experience cardiometabolic comorbidities

June 20, 2017
Patients with psoriasis have a prevalence of certain comorbidities that contribute to metabolic syndrome, according to recently published study…

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