Intensive Tx Fails to Slow Atherosclerosis
Aggressive blood pressure and lipid-lowering treatment after stenting had the expected effect on those surrogate markers but didn't slow down atherosclerosis any better than standard intervention. Note that the findings were a surprise but unlikely to ...
MedPage Today - Fri, 08 May 2015 08:00

Both standard and aggressive treatment provide similar benefit in reducing ...
Recent studies have separately shown aggressive treatment of LDL cholesterol with statins and blood pressure control with calcium channel antagonists can control the progression of, or reduce, coronary atherosclerosis. The MILLION study is the first ...
Medical Xpress - Thu, 07 May 2015 11:33



For Reducing Atherosclerosis, Is Aggressive Tx More Beneficial?
"Aggressive LDL cholesterol and blood pressure medication treatment does not provide additional benefit in reducing atherosclerosis. Combined therapy aimed at standard LDL and blood pressure targets provides similar benefit as more aggressive ...
Monthly Prescribing Reference - Thu, 07 May 2015 12:52

Combined Blood Pressure and LDL Cholesterol-Lowering Medication Therapy ...
PR Newswire (press release) - Thu, 07 May 2015 11:36



Pulse wave velocity correlates with aortic atherosclerosis assessed with ...
Maximal intima–media thickness (IMT) including maximal atherosclerotic plaque thickness of the descending thoracic aorta was measured on TEE images. PWV was measured in those patients who had the sinus rhythm restored. Univariable linear regression ...
Nature.com - Thu, 23 Apr 2015 02:22



Statins May Cut Stroke in Seniors
savesaved. register today. Earn Free CME Credits by reading the latest medical news in your specialty. sign up. by Diana Swift Contributing Writer. Action Points. The use of statins or fibrates was associated with a 30% decrease in the incidence of ...
MedPage Today - Thu, 21 May 2015 16:00

Amgen Receives Positive CHMP Opinion For Use Of Repatha™ (Evolocumab ...
... which will determine the effect of Repatha on coronary atherosclerosis in approximately 950 patients undergoing cardiac catheterization; and TAUSSIG (Trial Assessing Long Term USe of PCSK9 Inhibition in Subjects with Genetic LDL Disorders), which ...
PR Newswire (press release) - Fri, 22 May 2015 04:26



Texans Die of Tuberculosis and Other Insights From the CDC's Distinctive Death ...
In Nevada, for instance, he says, atherosclerosis and legal intervention (which is a death in the context of a crime scene and could be either someone in law enforcement or a civilian) were both quite high. In general, he says, the most distinctive ...
Smithsonian - Thu, 21 May 2015 06:41

Nevada's most distinctive cause of death linked to run-ins with the law
Las Vegas Review-Journal - Tue, 19 May 2015 11:08



Gregg County Jail death lawsuit dismissed
Madewell's autopsy lists two causes of death: "sudden death associated with excited delirium and restraint," and, "coronary atherosclerosis, hepatic steatosis and history suggestive of neuroleptic malignant syndrome." That last phrase encompasses ...
Longview News-Journal - Thu, 21 May 2015 02:00


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