Cardiology

Evinacumab cuts cholesterol levels by half in patients with HoFH

The investigational drug evinacumab reduced low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol to near-normal levels among patients with a rare cholesterol disorder, meeting the primary endpoint in the first randomized placebo-controlled ...

Oncology & Cancer

Pregnancy-related heart failure tied to higher cancer risk

(HealthDay)—Patients with peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) are more likely to have cancer before PPCM diagnosis and more likely to develop cancer after PPCM, according to a study published in the December issue of the JACC: ...

Health

Human 'check engine' lights not far away

A University of Alberta computing scientist thinks the future of health care looks like the blinking check engine light on the dashboard of your car.

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