About: familial hypercholesterolaemia

Cholesterol
Health 23-11-2015

Survey reveals 90% of people are unaware of their cholesterol levels

More than 90% of adults surveyed are unaware of their cholesterol levels, or have never had their cholesterol levels tested, according to a multinational survey published by the European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS).
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Health 28-09-2015

Cardiovascular Disease in Europe

“Cholesterol is a global problem and a very big risk factor for cardiovascular disease. It causes half the heart attacks that happen,” says Jules Payne, Chief Executive at Heart UK.
Cardiovascular disease
Health 25-09-2015

MEPs ill-informed about cardiovascular risks, survey finds

Members of the European Parliament admit that they have little knowledge of cardiovascular disease, according to a new survey.
Health 10-04-2015

Heart UK CEO: It isn’t rocket science to test people for cholesterol-related conditions

Funding is being cut for screenings of patients with too much bad cholesterol, even in frontrunner countries. But testing, instead of having to treat, is much more cost-effective, says Jules Payne.
Robert Cramb
Health 31-03-2015

Catapano: Gene screening helps prevent cardiovascular disease

The EU could do more to provide information to physicians about patients at risk of developing cardiovascular disease, says Alberico Catapano.  
EAS 2015
Health 27-03-2015

New initiatives launched to address dangerous cholesterol

SPECIAL REPORT / Two global initiatives to address Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH), a cholesterol-related disease, were launched at the European Atherosclerosis Society's (EAS) conference in Glasgow this week.

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