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  • FDA withdraws niacin & fibrate approvals in combination with statins
    Citing lack of cardiovascular benefit, the FDA is withdrawing approvals of niacin and fibrate combinations with statins
  • NLA cholesterol guidelines part 2
    Focus: lifestyle therapies and special populations
  • ESC2015 wrap-up & expert insights
    New PCSK9i data from ODYSSEY FH & ezetimibe favors diabetics in IMPROVE-IT
  • Are we SPRINTing toward lower BP targets? Not so fast, say the experts...
    Effect of intensive BP-lowering therapy in the SPRINT trial
  • Know Your Cholesterol [Infographic]
    Download this helpful infographic from the National Lipid Association
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    In the News
    The dangers of physical inactivity revisited in 45-year study
    Jul 27, 2016 -- In the longest study of its type, researchers conclude: 'Low physical capacity is a greater risk for death than high blood pressure or high cholesterol.'

    Diabetes control: Supervised monitoring shows promise in clinical trial
    Jul 26, 2016 -- For people with diabetes not treated with insulin, unsupervised self-monitoring of blood glucose levels has not been found effective at improving glycaemic control.

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