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AACE, ACE Dyslipidemia Clinical Practice Guidelines Update

AACE, ACE Dyslipidemia Clinical Practice Guidelines Update

The new guidelines call for treating low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in specific patient groups to lower goals than previously recommended.

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Childhood Blood Pressure Trajectory Indicative of Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Childhood Blood Pressure Trajectory Indicative of Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Blood pressure trajectory monitoring can provide "an important approach" to identify those at high risk of developing hypertension and CVD, according to study investigators.

Incident CHD Risk Elevated With High Triglycerides, Low HDL

Incident CHD Risk Elevated With High Triglycerides, Low HDL

Risk of both ischemic stroke and coronary heart disease was elevated with high triglycerides and low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol.

Statin Efficacy Reduced in Vitamin D Deficient Patients on Antiretroviral Therapy

Statin Efficacy Reduced in Vitamin D Deficient Patients on Antiretroviral Therapy

Researchers found that vitamin D deficiencies can modify the effect of rosuvastatin in patients with HIV.

Are Extremely Low LDL Cholesterol Levels Safe?

Are Extremely Low LDL Cholesterol Levels Safe?

Low levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol appear to be well tolerated on alirocumab therapy.

Metabolic Syndrome Increases CRC Risk in Healthy-Weight Women

Metabolic Syndrome Increases CRC Risk in Healthy-Weight Women

Women with metabolically unhealthy phenotypes had higher risks of colorectal cancer than those who were metabolically healthy, even in women who had healthy weights.

Report: National Academies Evaluate Health Effects, Benefits of Cannabis

Report: National Academies Evaluate Health Effects, Benefits of Cannabis

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) released a report detailing the health effects of cannabis use.

AHA Scientific Statement: Effects of Meal Timing on CV Health

AHA Scientific Statement: Effects of Meal Timing on CV Health

The American Heart Association releases a new statement suggesting that eating more earlier in the day may be healthier

High-Intensity Statin Therapy and Vitamin D Supplementation in Coronary Artery Disease

High-Intensity Statin Therapy and Vitamin D Supplementation in Coronary Artery Disease

Significantly decreased platelet reactivity occurred in patients who were given a new statin or an increased dose of a previous statin.

Elevated Aspirin Nonresponsiveness in Type 2 Diabetes

Elevated Aspirin Nonresponsiveness in Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers set out to determine whether or not aspirin therapy in type 2 diabetes is effective.

Widespread Increase in Systolic Blood Pressure from 1990 to 2015

Widespread Increase in Systolic Blood Pressure from 1990 to 2015

Researchers assessed the increase in systolic blood pressure across the globe in more than 8.7 million participants.

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