Bempedoic acid may be a boon to patients with full statin intolerance, as its addition can lessen the need for proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) inhibitors and serve as a less expensive alternative to established oral lipid-lowering medications, according to a study.
The introduction of the International Classification of Disease (ICD)-10 codes for type 2 and types 3–5 myocardial infarction (MI) leads to a reduction in hospitalizations for ICD-10 codes now attributed to type 1 MI and correlates with changes in the observed characteristics and treatment patterns of these patients, according to a study.
The combination of topical permethrin and oral ivermectin is an effective treatment for common scabies, a new study has found. However, post-scabetic itch seems to persist longer than has been previously thought, particularly in older adults.
New pharmacological and nonpharmacological management strategies should be implemented for people with severe hypertension, suggest the results of a study involving a large primary prevention population in France.