National Lipid Association Scientific Sessions

Healio brings you the highlights from the National Lipid Association Scientific Sessions. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from NLA, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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Evidence suggests ApoC-III reduction confers reduced CV risk

May 20, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Genetic and other evidence indicate that elevated apolipoprotein C-III is a risk factor for CAD, and lowering it may reduce risk…
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Reductions in non-HDL, ApoB associated with positive outcomes

May 20, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Reductions in non-HDL and apolipoprotein B corresponded to reductions in major adverse CV events, according to an analysis of 10…
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VIDEO: NLA official discusses presentations of interest at annual scientific sessions

May 20, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — In this video, Peter Jones, MD, FNLA, associate professor of medicine/atherosclerosis and lipidology at Baylor College of…
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Genetic studies provide insight on CHD risk factors

May 20, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Genetic research can confirm which risk factors cause CHD and which are merely associated with CHD, according to a speaker at the…
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Genetics can be useful for CV risk assessment

May 20, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Genetics can refine risk levels for CAD and identify individuals at high risk earlier than conventional risk factors, an expert…
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Study highlights no change in US lipid profiles despite rising use of lipid-lowering therapies

May 20, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Average lipid profiles of adults in the United States did not change between 2003 and 2012, despite an observed increase in the…
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Genetics, lipoprotein biology, emerging therapeutics, unique population management prominent themes at NLA Scientific Sessions

May 11, 2016
In advance of the upcoming National Lipid Association Scientific Sessions, co-chair James A. Underberg, MD, MS, FNLA, discusses prominent themes of…
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NLA announces speaker lineup for upcoming scientific sessions

April 24, 2016
The National Lipid Association has announced the lineup of experts in lipidology that will address its scientific sessions, to be held May 19 to May…
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Diagnostic tools for familial hypercholesterolemia underused in many US lipid clinics

July 2, 2015
CHICAGO — Most lipid clinics participating in the CASCADE FH registry did not use any of the existing diagnostic tools for identification of…
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Genetic variant reduces coronary events, increases diabetes risk in familial hypercholesterolemia

June 30, 2015
CHICAGO — A PCSK9 loss-of-function genetic variant was associated with a cardioprotective effect, but increased prevalence of diabetes and…