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Having high cholesterol levels (hyperlipidaemia) is a major risk factor for the development of blocked arteries (atherosclerosis) and heart disease, and, therefore, lowering cholesterol via drugs, ...

Date : 11/03/2010

The study is published online in Europe’s leading cardiology journal, the European Heart Journal [1] today (Wednesday 23 July); the authors say it is important because impaired cognition ...

Date : 23/07/2008

Anacetrapib, an inhibitor of cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP) activity, lowers the risk of heart attack and related cardiovascular complications in patients receiving intensive statin ...

Date : 29/08/2017

Emerging evidence indicates that plasma levels of PCSK9 predict recurrent cardiovascular events, for example myocardial infarction and angina, in patients with coronary artery disease, even in those ...

Date : 27/08/2017

EMBARGO : 29 August 2015 at 13:00 BST The study in more than 35 000 patients found that the risk of further stroke or heart attack, heart failure or dying due to heart disease at four years was 83% ...

Date : 29/08/2015

Results of the trial, presented as an ESC Hot Line, suggest rosuvastatin may have an initially more favourable effect on glucose levels compared to atorvastatin, making it a wiser choice especially ...

Date : 31/08/2014

(1,2) The principal risk factors measured were body weight, blood pressure, total cholesterol levels (for hypercholesterolaemia) and levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, which is ...

Date : 10/04/2013

Factors that influence the health of our blood vessels, such as smoking, high blood and pulse pressures, obesity and diabetes, are linked to less healthy brains, according to research published in ...

Date : 11/03/2019

The results from the SCAR registry (Registro de Síndromes Coronarios Agudos en Argentina; Argentine Registry of Acute Coronary Syndromes) were presented by Dr Ricardo Villarreal. According to ...

Date : 04/10/2012

The guidelines provide recommendations on how to modify plasma lipid levels through lifestyle and medication to reduce the risk of atherosclerotic CVD. “There is now overwhelming evidence from ...

Date : 31/08/2019