Bempedoic acid is the first oral, once-daily, non-statin cholesterol lowering medication to receive FDA approval since 2002.
Dyslipidemia guidelines from the US and Europe take slightly different routes to similar ends. Test your knowledge of the twists and turns.
The European and American guidelines on dyslipidemia management overlap but also diverge in critical ways. A Johns Hopkins cardiologist highlights similarities and differences.
Test your knowledge of the key elements and outcomes of the highly buzzed about REDUCE-IT trial with this 5-question quiz.
How much do you know about the 2019 ACC/AHA guidelines on the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease? Take this 9-question quiz to find out.
Eighty percent of all cardiovascular events are preventable. The ACC/AHA 2019 guidelines are a single source of best practices to help achieve that goal. Review them here, at-a-glance.
To manage cholesterol in your patients, it still helps to know your numbers, new guidelines notwithstanding. Here, 8 simple questions that take you back to basics.
Routine fasting for cholesterol tests could be eliminated by adopting a newer method for determining LDL cholesterol, according to a new study.
Treatment rates for dangerously high cholesterol levels remain low, according to a new study.
Cardioprotective effects of omega-3 fatty acids accrue over multiple risk factors; the higher the Omega-3 Index, the lower the risk of mortality.