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Cognition Not Adversely Affected by Evolocumab With Statin Therapy

Cognition Not Adversely Affected by Evolocumab With Statin Therapy

No differences were seen in measures of executive function between the evolocumab and placebo groups.

LDL-C Lowered Below Current Targets Beneficial to Atherosclerotic CVD

LDL-C Lowered Below Current Targets Beneficial to Atherosclerotic CVD

Evolocumab reduced LDL-C levels by 59% and lowered the risk of CV death, MI, stroke, hospitalization for unstable angina, or coronary revascularization by 15%.

Bococizumab Reduced Cardiovascular Events in High-Risk But Not Low-Risk Patients

Bococizumab Reduced Cardiovascular Events in High-Risk But Not Low-Risk Patients

In the combined SPIRE trials, the mean change in LDL-C levels was −56.0% in the bococizumab group and +2.9% in the placebo group.

On-Treatment Low-Density Lipoprotein Level Differences in Women vs Men

On-Treatment Low-Density Lipoprotein Level Differences in Women vs Men

Women have lower rates of major adverse cardiovascular events despite having higher on-treatment low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels than men.

Nocturnal, Daytime Hypoglycemia Effects on Arrhythmia Risk in Type 1 Diabetes

Nocturnal, Daytime Hypoglycemia Effects on Arrhythmia Risk in Type 1 Diabetes

Compared with matched euglycemia, bradycardia was more frequent during nocturnal hypoglycemia.

Early vs Delayed Statin Therapy in Acute Ischemic Stroke

Early vs Delayed Statin Therapy in Acute Ischemic Stroke

Between the 2 statin groups, there were no significant changes in LDL-C or NIH Stroke Scale/Score.

Dyslipidemia and Atherosclerosis Clinical Practice Guidelines

Dyslipidemia and Atherosclerosis Clinical Practice Guidelines

New guidelines for dyslipidemia management and atherosclerosis prevention include a wider range of disease stages and more aggressive intervention.

Can Vitamin D Improve Statin Efficacy in Patients With HIV?

Can Vitamin D Improve Statin Efficacy in Patients With HIV?

While patients taking rosuvastatin did not see an increase in 25(OH)D levels, baseline vitamin D deficiency decreased rouvastatin's effectiveness.

HbA1c Related to Aortic Stiffness, Even Without Diabetes

HbA1c Related to Aortic Stiffness, Even Without Diabetes

Glycated hemoglobin and homeostatic model assessment of insulin resistance correlated with progression of carotid femoral pulse wave velocity.

CHD Risk Increased by High Fasting Triglycerides and Low HDL-C

CHD Risk Increased by High Fasting Triglycerides and Low HDL-C

Compared with patients with normal triglyceride and high-density lipoprotein levels, patients with high triglycerides and low HDL levels had 1.32-fold elevated hazard ratio for coronary heart disease.

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