Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronary heart disease risk higher with COPD

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are more likely to have coronary heart disease (CHD), but no specific phenotypes have a higher risk, according to a study published online April 27 in PLOS ONE.

Cardiology

Lower statin threshold shown to be cost-effective

Expanding prescription of statin medication to reduce low-density lipoprotein cholesterol could be a cost-effective intervention against cardiovascular disease, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in the ...

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