Search Tag: dyslipidaemia

Cardiology Management

#ESCCongress: PURE Findings Show CV Events Are Explained by Risk Factors

2019 04 Sep

Late breaking results from the 21-country PURE study were presented at the ESC Congress 2019 this week. The findings are published in The Lancet .  Nearly seven in ten cases of cardiovascular disease can be explained by risk factors such as high blood pressure, low education, smoking, dyslipidaemia, poor diet, abdominal obesity, strength and... Read more

ICU Management

Association between statin and sepsis outcome

2017 02 Oct

A new study published in the journal CHEST suggests that the drug specific effect of statins in sepsis is not correlated to their lipid-lowering potency. The study results are compatible with in vitro experimental findings, according to researchers. "In this population based study, chronic statin treatment prior to sepsis development was associated... Read more