Focus on Lipids Care

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  • July 20, 2015
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    The use of combination therapy with ezetimibe/simvastatin (Vytorin—Merck) in high-risk patients recently hospitalized with an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) resulted in a greater risk reduction...

  • May 27, 2015
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    Statin use for primary prevention in patients 75 years of age and older was cost effective, according to a recent computer modeling analysis of a large data set. However, even a small increase...

  • May 4, 2015
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    Use of a genetic risk score based on 27 genetic single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in more than 48,000 primary and secondary prevention patients helped determine who was at increased risk...

  • April 28, 2015
    PREVIEW

    In a meta-analysis of statin-related myopathy trials, supplementation with coenzyme Q10 did not decrease muscle pain or significantly change plasma creatinine kinase (CK) activity, compared with...

  • April 28, 2015
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    Four out of five cardiovascular (CV) risk calculators, including the most recent one released by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology (AHA–ACC) in 2013, considerably...

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