A Novel Monoclonal Antibody Therapy Cuts LDL Cholesterol by Half in a High-Risk Patient Population, Study Shows

The investigational drug evinacumab reduced low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol—the so-called “bad” cholesterol—by 50 percent in patients with severe hypercholesterolemia whose condition is resistant to standard treatments, a phase 2 study from the Icahn School of Medicine of Mount Sinai and other global academic sites has found.

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Mount Sinai’s Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, Honored by Thai Royal Family for Outstanding Medical Contributions

Thailand’s Royal Family has named Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, Director of Mount Sinai Heart and Physician-in-Chief of The Mount Sinai Hospital, a winner of the 29th annual Prince Mahidol Award in the field of Medicine.

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Heart Failure Patients With COVID-19 Nearly Twice as Likely to Die and at Triple the Risk of Intubation Compared to Those Without Pre-Existing Heart Condition

Results may lead to closer monitoring of heart failure patients in hospital and at home

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Ultrasounds Show Impact of COVID-19 on the Heart

International study may guide therapeutic strategies in patients with and without underlying heart conditions

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Mount Sinai’s Cardiac Catheterization Labs Given Highest Safety Ratings in New York State

Mount Sinai cardiologist also ranked No. 1 for safety in percutaneous coronary interventions

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Mount Sinai and Cross County Cardiology Partner to Expand Advanced Cardiac Services in New Jersey

Mount Sinai Health System and Cross County Cardiology announced a new cooperative partnership today that will include five cardiology practices located throughout Bergen and Hudson counties in New Jersey. Cross County Cardiology-Mount Sinai Doctors will work to enhance clinical care for patients with cardiovascular disease bringing the most advanced techniques within the field of cardiology and vascular care to the region.

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Blood Thinners may Improve Survival among Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

Research could change standard of care protocols to prevent clotting associated with coronavirus

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