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FDA approves expanded label for Praluent

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals’ cholesterol drug Praluent as a treatment to cut the risk of heart attacks, stroke and other major cardiovascular events.

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Sanofi and Regeneron cutting list price of cholesterol drug by 60 percent

Sanofi SA and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. will slash the U.S. list price of the companies’ potent but expensive cholesterol fighter Praluent by 60 percent.

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New drug options, risk factors added to U.S. heart guidelines

Updated U.S. guidelines on heart health advise more personalized assessment of risk as well as two newer types of cholesterol-lowering drugs for people at particularly high risk of heart attack or stroke.

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Esperion’s Bemopedoic Acid Treatments Hit the Mark in Two Studies

Ann Arbor, Mich.-based Esperion Therapeutics reported final results from a long-term safety study of bempedoic acid 180 mg versus placebo in high-risk patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) whose disease is inadequately controlled by statins.

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Moderate ‘bad cholesterol’ levels tied to early death for healthy people

Healthy adults who do not keep their LDL-C, or “bad cholesterol,” in check are more likely to die prematurely from cardiovascular disease than peers with lower cholesterol levels, a U.S. study suggests.

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Esperion cholesterol drug succeeds in late-stage study

Esperion Therapeutics Inc. said a late-stage trial of the company’s experimental oral drug met the main goal of reducing cholesterol by 28 percent in patients suffering from, or at a high risk of, an artery-clogging heart disease.

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Almost any amount of exercise may help older men win longevity race

Older men may face a premature death if they spend most of the day sitting around, but it does not require a huge amount of exercise to increase their chances of living longer, a study in the UK suggests.

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Soccer is basically medicine, some researchers argue

Compared to inactive people, recreational soccer players have lower cholesterol, blood pressure and resting heart rates as well as less fat mass, a research review suggests.

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FDA approves heart protection claims for Repatha

Amgen Inc. can now promote the ability of the company’s potent but expensive cholesterol drug to reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes.

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Amgen’s Repatha Reduces Cardiovascular Events in Patients with a History of Heart Attacks

Amgen’s PSCK9 inhibitor Repatha continues to impress as a treatment for patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) and a history of heart attacks. New data shows Repatha hit its primary endpoints and significantly reduced first-time cardiovascular events by 27 percent in PAD patients.

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