Cardiovascular diseases

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Finerenone for type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease

Treatment for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney or cardiovascular disease has to focus on blocking the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS). In specific cases, the (off-label) addition of a competitive aldosterone r ...

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Reduction of cardiovascular risk with fish oil (Vazkepa)

In 2021, EMA published a favourable advisory report on the benefit-risk balance of the drug icosapent ethyl (EPA), branded as Vazkepa®, after which it was authorised for use in Europe. A large randomised placebo-controlled registration study foun ...

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PCSK9 inhibitors for familial hypercholesterolaemia

An elevated LDL-cholesterol concentration is one of the risk factors for atherosclerotic vascular disease that can be modified by lifestyle interventions or medication. Due to their greatly elevated LDL-cholesterol level, patients with familial h ...

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Acetyl salicylic acid for healthy elderly people?

Medicinal intervention can be an option to help people age in good health and prevent future diseases. This is why the use of low-dose acetylsalicylic acid, which is known for its cardiovascular protective effect, has been studied among healthy e ...

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Acetylsalicylic acid for patients with diabetes but without cardiovascular disease

Patients with diabetes are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease. One plausible option to prevent these cardiovascular diseases could be the use of acetylsalicylic acid as a primary prevention. Recent research has found evidence that the ef ...

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Omega-3 fatty acids suppletion does not offer cardiovascular benefits

Omega-3 fatty acids, whether from eating fish or as  dietary supplements, or produced in the body from alpha linolenic acid of vegetable origin, have always had a favourable reputation in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. This was mainly ...

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Cardiovascular risks of diclofenac

Side-effects of the use of NSAIDs, such as an increased risk of serious morbidity like gastric haemorrhage and cardiovascular diseases, have been known for years. Recent Danish research shows that the risk of a first cardiovascular disease associ ...

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