Statins for primary prevention - How good is the evidence
Statins are now the most commonly used drug in the UK and one of the most commonly used medicines in the world, but debate remains about their use for primary prevention for people without cardiovascular disease. Paula Byrne from the National University of Ireland Galway, joins us to talk about the evidence of benefit for low risk individuals,... (Source: The BMJ Podcast)
Source: The BMJ Podcast - October 21, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: BMJ talk medicine Source Type: podcasts

JAMA Cardiology : Effect of 1 or 2 Doses of Inclisiran on Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Levels
Interview with Kausik K. Ray, MD, author of Effect of 1 or 2 Doses of Inclisiran on Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Levels: One-Year Follow-up of the ORION-1 Randomized Clinical Trial, and Maarten JG. Leening, MD, PhD, author of Safety and Tolerability of Sustained Lipid-Lowering Therapy: Trial Data and Public Perception in a World Where Vaccines and Statins Are About to Collide (Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews - September 25, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: podcasts

JAMA Cardiology : Simvastatin-Ezetimibe Compared With Simvastatin Monotherapy Among Patients 75 Years or Older
Interview with Richard G. Bach, MD, author of Effect of Simvastatin-Ezetimibe Compared With Simvastatin Monotherapy After Acute Coronary Syndrome Among Patients 75 Years or Older: A Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial, and Antonio M. Gotto, MD DPhil, author of Intensive Lipid Lowering in Elderly Patients (Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews - July 17, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: podcasts

JAMA Neurology : Association Between Statin Use and Risk of Dementia After a Concussion
Interview with Donald A. Redelmeier, MD, FRCPC, MSHSR, FACP, author of Association Between Statin Use and Risk of Dementia After a Concussion (Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews - May 20, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: podcasts

Talk Evidence - Shoulders, statins and doctors messes
Helen Macdonald and Carl Heneghan are back again talking about what's happened in the world of evidence this month. They start by talking about shoulders - what does the evidence say about treating subacromial pain, and why the potential for a subgroup effect shouldn't change our views about stop surgery (for now, more research needed). (16.00)... (Source: The BMJ Podcast)
Source: The BMJ Podcast - March 28, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: BMJ talk medicine Source Type: podcasts

JAMA Cardiology : Association of Statin Adherence With Mortality in Patients With Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease
Interview with Paul A Heidenreich, MD, MS, author of Association of Statin Adherence With Mortality in Patients With Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease (Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews - February 13, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: podcasts

Diabetes Core Update – December 2018
Diabetes Core Update is a monthly podcast that presents and discusses the latest clinically relevant articles from the American Diabetes Association’s four science and medical journals – Diabetes, Diabetes Care, Clinical Diabetes, and Diabetes Spectrum. Each episode is approximately 15 minutes long and presents 5-6 recently published articles from ADA journals. Intended for practicing physicians and health care professionals, Diabetes Core Update discusses how the latest research and information published in journals of the American Diabetes Association are relevant to clinical practice and can be applied in a ...
Source: Diabetes Core Update - January 24, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: American Diabetes Association Source Type: podcasts

Wealth Shock and Mortality, Atorvastatin for PCI, BP Targets in Diabetes, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, and more
Editor's Summary by Edward H. Livingston, MD, Deputy Editor of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the April 3, 2018, issue (Source: JAMA: This Week's Audio Commentary)
Source: JAMA: This Week's Audio Commentary - April 3, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Jan 19, 2018 This Week in Cardiology
MRI in patients with cardiac devices, bariatric surgery, statins, the LifeVest wearable defibrillator, and spontaneous coronary dissection are the topics discussed in this week's podcast. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - January 19, 2018 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Oct 27 Cardiology News
Statins tied to diabetes risk and reduced bacterial infections, a novel use for hs-troponin, mitral-regurgitation management, and His-bundle pacing are reviewed in this week's podcast. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - October 27, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Aug 11 Cardiology News
Statins after stroke, MI definition, dietary sodium, gene editing, and a potential new way to image coronaries are the topics discussed by Dr John Mandrola in this week's podcast. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - August 11, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Kathiresan and Topol on Genomics of Heart Disease
Eric Topol speaks with Sekar Kathiresan about cardiovascular genomics, why'DNA isn't destiny,'and why we still have heart attacks in spite of statins. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - August 2, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

PodMed – Week of July 31, 2017
This week’s topics include football and CTE, discontinuing statins, intramuscular HIV meds, and long term risks of stroke and TIA. Program notes: 0:32 Stroke and TIA risk 1:35 Adverse outcomes five years later 2:35 Be aggressive about managing risk 3:24 Statin discontinuation risk 4:24 Those who continued 12% had a stroke 5:25 Driven by internet […] (Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine Weekly Health News)
Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine Weekly Health News - July 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Tracey Johns Hopkins Medicine Tags: All Podcasts Chronic Disease HIV Infectious diseases Nervous System Disorders Neurology And Neurosurgery PodMed Source Type: podcasts

Jul 28 Cardiology News
Obstructive sleep apnea, changes in diet, AF ablation, statin rechallenge, and prediabetes are covered in this week's podcast. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - July 28, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Interventions to improve people's drug-taking behaviour with lipid-lowering drugs
Statins are very widely prescribed to lower cholesterol and it ’s important to know the best ways to help patients to take them. In an updated Cochrane Review from December 2016, Mieke van Driel from the University of Queensland in Australia examines the evidence, and she tells us more in this podcast. (Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library)
Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library - June 21, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Cochrane Source Type: podcasts

Jun 16 Cardiology News
Bleeding risk of ASA in the elderly, stopping statins, ADA wrap-up, and the importance of education level for CV health are the topics discussed by Dr John Mandrola in this week's podcast (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - June 16, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

May 26 Cardiology News
MRI in patients with cardiac devices, statins in the elderly, deprescribing, CRT and radial artery catheterization are discussed in this week ’ s podcast. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - May 26, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Apr 21 Cardiology News
High-sensitivity troponin, statin eligibility, FDA letter to Abbott, azithromycin risks, trans-fat ban, and trust in medical science are discussed by Dr John Mandrola in this week's podcast. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - April 21, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Morning Report: Statin-Diabetes Link in Older Women
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights one of the week's most important news stories for primary care. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - April 7, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Mar 10 Cardiology News
Statins poststroke, advance directives, sleep disorders and ICD shocks, genetic test to gauge statin benefit, and NOACs in valvular disease are discussed by Dr John Mandrola in this week's podcast. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - March 10, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Morning Report: Liver Tests, Statins, Preventive Services
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights some of this week's most important medical news: new liver test guidelines, the underuse of statins in younger adults, and an update on preventive service rankings. (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Podcast - January 20, 2017 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Jan 13 Cardiology News
Legal challenges for PCKS9-inhibitor drugs, statins in the young, hacked cardiac devices, prediabetes screening, and empathy are the topics discussed by Dr John Mandrola in this week's podcast. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - January 13, 2017 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

PodMed – Week of December 19, 2016
This week’s topics include statins and Alzheimer’s, teen substance use, national mortality data, and psychiatric drug use in American adults. Program notes: 0:33 Cause specific mortality in the US 1:35 At over 80 million deaths 2:32 Not terribly surprising to see risk factors 3:00 How many US adults take a psychiatric drugs 4:01 Only 9% […] (Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine Weekly Health News)
Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine Weekly Health News - December 16, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Tracey Johns Hopkins Medicine Tags: Alcohol And Drug Abuse All Podcasts Alzheimer's Disease And Dementia Death and Dying Geriatrics Mental health PodMed Prevention Source Type: podcasts

PCSK9 inhibitors in statin-treated patients, US trends in mortality, AI for diagnosing diabetic retinopathy, and more
Editor's Audio Summary by Howard Bauchner, MD, Editor in Chief of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the December 13, 2016 issue (Source: JAMA: This Week's Audio Commentary)
Source: JAMA: This Week's Audio Commentary - December 13, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Authors: JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Dec 2 Cardiology News
Subclinical AF, chest-pain evaluation, proton-pump inhibitors and stroke risk, dabigatran-statin interactions, and Watchman are topics discussed by Dr John Mandrola in this week's podcast. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - December 2, 2016 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Morning Report: Penicillin Allergy, Levothyroxine, Statins
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights some of this week's most important medical news, including confirming penicillin allergy, overuse of levothyroxine, and final USPSTF recommendations for use of statins. (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - December 2, 2016 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Nov 18 Cardiology News
Presentations from the recent AHA meeting on PCSK9 drugs, CABG, statins, TAVR, NSAIDs, and prevention of bleeding in AF patients undergoing PCI are reviewed in this week's podcast. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - November 18, 2016 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

PodMed – Week of November 21, 2016
This week’s topics include an alternative to statins, which vessel to use for bypass, NSAID risk, and genes versus lifestyle with regard to cardiovascular disease. Program notes: 0:48 Heart risk of NSAIDs 1:45 About 2.5% experienced heart attack, stroke 2:42 Short term lose dose use is reassuring 3:03 What vessels to use for bypass 4:03 […] (Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine Weekly Health News)
Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine Weekly Health News - November 18, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Tracey Johns Hopkins Medicine Tags: All Podcasts Chronic Disease Genetics Heart And Vascular Pain And Pain Relief PodMed Surgery Source Type: podcasts

Statin Use for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Adults
Interview with Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, MA, author of Statin Use for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - November 13, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Authors: JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Statins and Cardiovascular Health Theme Issue
Editor's Audio Summary by Howard Bauchner, MD, Editor in Chief of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the November 13, 2016 issue (Source: JAMA: This Week's Audio Commentary)
Source: JAMA: This Week's Audio Commentary - November 13, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Authors: JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

PodMed – Week of November 14, 2016
This week’s topics include a new tool for predicting cardiovascular event risk, iPads for amblyopia, an antibody for non-small cell lung cancer, and high dose statins. Program notes: 0:42 Call out to a listener 1:30 Best way to treat lazy eye 2:30 Using Apple games that require both eyes 3:32 Only effective if child uses […] (Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine Weekly Health News)
Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine Weekly Health News - November 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Tracey Johns Hopkins Medicine Tags: All Podcasts Cancer Heart And Vascular Pediatrics PodMed Source Type: podcasts

Intensity of Statin Therapy and Mortality (JAMA Cardiology)
Interview with Paul A. Heidenreich, MD, MS and Fatima Rodriguez, MD, MPH, authors of Association Between Intensity of Statin Therapy and Mortality in Patients With Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease (Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews - November 9, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Authors: The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

JAMA Cardiology : Intensity of Statin Therapy and Mortality
Interview with Paul A. Heidenreich, MD, MS and Fatima Rodriguez, MD, MPH, authors of Association Between Intensity of Statin Therapy and Mortality in Patients With Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease   (Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews - November 9, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Authors: The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Sep 30 Cardiology News
Biomarkers in patients with type 2 diabetes, coronary calcium and statin eligibility, tea and coffee, endovascular stroke therapy and healthcare reform are discussed in this week's podcast. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - September 30, 2016 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Time-to-thrombectomy and ischemic stroke outcomes, statins vs other LDL-lowering therapies for CV risk reduction, IV fluid resuscitation of shock, and more
Editor's Audio Summary by Mary McGrae McDermott, MD, Senior Editor of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the September 27, 2016 issue (Source: JAMA: This Week's Audio Commentary)
Source: JAMA: This Week's Audio Commentary - September 27, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Authors: JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Sep 23 Cardiology News
PCSK9 inhibitors and plaque regression, hypotension and Entresto, digoxin in heart failure, pharmacist help with HF meds, sleep and CVD, and the statin debate are discussed this week. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - September 23, 2016 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

PodMed – Week of September 19, 2016
This week’s topics include long term results in low risk prostate cancer, ovarian cancer screening, statin benefits, and sex differences in MI. Program notes: 0:32 Benefits of statins 1:32 Reduces deaths from cardiovascular causes 2:33 Benefit clearly outweighs risk 3:22 Sex differences in heart attack 4:22 Incidence rate for MI 5:22 Persistent gap through age […] (Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine Weekly Health News)
Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine Weekly Health News - September 17, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Tracey Johns Hopkins Medicine Tags: All Podcasts Cancer Heart And Vascular PodMed Prostate Health Source Type: podcasts

Statins reviewed: The Lancet: September 8, 2016
Rory Collins discusses his Review of the evidence from randomised studies concerning the efficacy and safety of statins. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - September 9, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Arefa MD's Morning Report: Statin-SSRI Combination, Statins in CKD, Warfarin, Exercise
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy provides a quick rundown of this week's news on statins to augment SSRIs, statins in CKD, warfarin and INR stability, and exercise as prevention. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - August 19, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Jul 8 Cardiology News
Absorbable stents, statin titration vs LDL-C targets, end-of-life care, decision support in patients with heart failure, and diabetes prevention with exercise are reviewed in this week's podcast. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - July 8, 2016 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Jun 24 Cardiology News
Insulin-Statin-PCSK9 linkage, QOL on warfarin, ticagrelor adherence, cardio-protection for Breast CA Rx, Brugada Syndrome and AF ablation as a placebo are discussed by Dr Mandrola in this week's podcast. (Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Podcast - June 24, 2016 Category: Cardiology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

PCSK9 inhibitors and statin intolerance, pembrolizumab for melanoma, CDC opioid prescribing guideline, and more
Editor's Audio Summary by Howard Bauchner, MD, Editor in Chief of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the April 19, 2016 issue (Source: JAMA: This Week's Audio Commentary)
Source: JAMA: This Week's Audio Commentary - April 19, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Authors: JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts