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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
    UK Health Check has only modest impact on risk factors for cardiovascular disease
    May 02, 2016 -- The largest risk assessment and management program for cardiovascular disease in the world, England's National Health Service Health Check, had only a modest impact on risk factors for heart...

    Fasting no longer necessary before cholesterol test, experts say
    May 02, 2016 -- In all countries except Denmark, patients have to fast before a cholesterol test. Now, after studying 300,000 people, experts say it makes little difference to cholesterol levels.

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