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Cardiology Management

#AHA18: Just in - new cholesterol management guidelines

2018 10 Nov

Heart experts have just released new cholesterol management guidelines at the  AHA Meeting  in Chicago. The new guidelines recommend personalised risk assessments and tailored treatment.  The new guidelines provide more clarity for clinicians by outlining treatment categories based on cholesterol scores. According to Neil J. Stone, a cardiology... Read more

Cardiology Management

Negative Statin Stories Impact Patients

2015 06 Dec

According to a study published in the European Heart Journal , negative news stories about statins result in some people choosing to discontinue their statin treatment which in turn increases their risk of heart attacks and dying from heart disease.  The research was conducted by researchers in Denmark and included 674,900 people aged 40 and older... Read more