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Registry data shows early and large LDL reductions are associated with lowest post-MI cardiovascular event rates

Registry data shows early and large LDL reductions are associated with lowest post-MI cardiovascular event rates

Evidence in recent years has shown that the lower the low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels, the lower the risk of future cardiovascular events.

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Ticagrelor may not confer post-MI benefits to elderly patients

While SARS-CoV2 has been previously reported to exist in lung tissue in a 78-year-old patient who died of unexpected cardiac arrest when ready for discharge after COVID-19 hospitalisation, recently the first evidence of SARS-CoV2 infection in heart muscle cells has been reported in a case from Brazil and which is supported by evidence from other reports.

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Potential protective effects of the influenza vaccine on cardiovascular outcomes in high-risk populations

Influenza A and B viruses are the cause of 3 to 5 million infection, and 250,000 to 500,00 deaths each year worldwide. Particular groups of the population are at higher risk of infection, including the elderly, immunocompromised, and infants.