Tag: hyperlipidemia

Cognitive Deficits Linked to CV Risk Factors in Diabetes

In type 2 diabetes (T2D), a greater degree of hyperlipidemia and hypertension, although not hyperglycemia, was associated with measurable cognitive impairment even among patients with...

Real-world PCSK9i Data in FH Reveal Conundrum of Reimbursement

Patients with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), particularly those with heterozygous FH, see their low-density-lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels slashed with evolocumab (Repatha) and maintained out to 2...

Lipoprotein Apheresis Shows Durable Impact on CV Outcomes

Lipoprotein apheresis (LA) is a safe and effective treatment for very-high-risk dyslipidemia, sustainably reducing cholesterol and lipoprotein levels to within target levels and markedly lowering...

Hepatotoxicity Risk Differs Between Psoriasis, PsA, and RA Patients

Patients taking methotrexate for psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis (PsA) were at a higher risk of developing liver disease than were patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...

Study Flags Cardiovascular Disease in Men With Breast Cancer

Cardiovascular disease and related risk factors can be common among male breast cancer patients, suggests a small study in this rare malignancy. Among 24 male...

Bariatric Surgery Tied to Lower Aortic Dissection Risk

People who have undergone bariatric surgery appear less likely to suffer an aortic dissection than other adults with obesity, researchers say. The finding is the...

Statins Linked to Reduced Mortality in COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Treatment with statins was associated with a reduced risk of a...