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NLA Partners with PlatformQ Health on CME Series Aimed at Reducing CVD Risk

Clinicians treating patients with elevated LDL-C levels are invited to participate in a new complimentary online CME series on CardioCareLive.com. Stay abreast of PCSK9 inhibitors and their role in decreasing risk of cardiovascular disease. High cholesterol — particularly a high level of low-... read more

FOURIER Trial Reveals Significant Reduction in Cardiovascular Risk

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 17, 2017 —  The FOURIER trial lead investigators announced today that the PCSK9 inhibitor evolocumab significantly reduced the risk of cardiovascular events by 15%. The detailed results from the FOURIER outcomes trial were presented at the American... read more

Akcea, Ionis Announce Positive Results from Pivotal Study of Volanesorsen

Akcea Therapeutics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IONS), today announced that the pivotal Phase 3 APPROACH study of volanesorsen met its primary endpoint of reducing triglyceride levels in patients with familial chylomicronemia syndrome (FCS). APPROACH is a... read more

2017 Spring CLU Meeting Coverage

The National Lipid Association has featured highlights from selected presentations at the 2017 Spring Clinical Lipid Update in Phoenix. Read our meeting coverage here.

Amgen Announces Evolocumab Reduces Risk of Cardiovascular Events

Amgen recently announced that the FOURIER trial met its primary and secondary endpoints in evaluating whether evolocumab reduces the risk of cardiovascular events in patients with clinically evident atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) without new safety issues. Amgen also announced... read more

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