Cardiology_Cholesterol

Effects of Eggs on Blood Lipids: A New Look at the EvidenceA new meta-analysis helps clear up conflicting trial data and supports what we know about eggs and serum cholesterol.
Guideline Quiz: ACC Update on Non-Statin Therapy for ASCVDFind out what you know and what you may need to brush up on in the primary and secondary prevention of CVD.
Impact of Genes and Lifestyle on LDL in Young WomenResults of a new study of causes of elevated LDL in young women supports greater focus on early assessment and intervention in this population.
Measuring Nonfasting LDL-C: A Formula for the Future?Will results of a study comparing a new formula for evaluating LDL-C in the nonfasting state and the Friedewald method turn heads?
The Top 5 Biomarkers in Cardiovascular Disease PreventionWhich biomarker is most useful in what situation? Find out how one cardiologist makes these decisions. Do you concur?
PCSK9 Inhibitors: A 5-Question QuizThe PCSK9 inhibitor class is here to stay. Find out what you know about the enzyme and how its inhibition is revolutionizing CHD prevention.
5 Stubborn Statin Myths vs Data that Refute ThemAt AHA.17, Dr Rory Collins offered large-scale trial data to help dispel dangerous disinformation still circulating about the effects of statins.
2017 ACC/AHA Hypertension Guidelines: Case StudyClick through this short case study for an illustration of the key principles put forth in the revised ACC/AHA guidelines on hypertension diagnosis and management.
Evolocumab Impact Significant in Patients with PADLowering LDL-C levels in FOURIER trial patients with PAD had a significant impact on both MACE and MALE.
No Difference in CV Outcomes with Statin plus Add-on vs Statin AloneThe HIJ-PROPER study found intensive LDL-lowering therapy added no additional therapeutic value in patients with ACS.