Long-term LDL Cholesterol Lowering Reduces Heart Attacks

Few physicians screen for elevated Lipoprotein(a)

Family Heart Foundation Study - Lipoprotein(a) Increases Cardiovascular Events

COVID-19 Increases Rate of Heart Attacks in People with Genetic High Cholesterol and Heart Disease

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PASADENA, Calif., May 26, 2021 – Individuals with genetic high cholesterol, heart disease or both, who were infected with COVID-19 had more heart attacks according to new research by the Family Heart Foundation. While previous studies have speculated about poorer outcomes if a person with genetic … Read More →

New Research to Improve Screening for FH

Women and FH

ICER Virtual Public Meeting

ICER Report on Treatments for High Cholesterol – Family Heart Foundation to Comment at Public Meeting February 5

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The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) – an organization that produces reports that analyze the cost effectiveness of drugs and other medical services – has highlighted the improved cost-effectiveness of high cholesterol treatments inclisiran and bempedoic acid in patients who have … Read More →

Pediatric Cholesterol Screening

Finding solutions to family screening for genetic risk for heart disease