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Reply: Article: Unseen cause of bias that risks compromis...
But it would make sense to start with ultrasound on the carotid. If a drug proved very effective in the...More
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Yea, a little disappointed when I read it as well. What I was amazed by was that the technology exists to do...More
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BLA for Novel Cholesterol Drug Submitted to FDA
The biologics license application has been filed with the FDA for Evolocumab and should be on the market...More
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New cholesterol guideline outperforms ATP III
Great article; The controversial 2013 American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology guideline...More
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September is National Cholesterol Education Month More
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Huge Decreases in LDL Cholesterol With Alirocumab
New lipid management drug is getting great reviews; After 65 weeks of treatment, the results suggested...More
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New Lipid Guidelines Prove Superior
Under NCEP guidelines, 59% of patients with 50% or more stenosis of the left main coronary artery...More
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New cholesterol guidelines could help reduce heart...
The team predicted that between 3.6 to 4.9 cardiovascular events could have been prevented for every 1,000...More
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Statins help prevent tooth loss
Well how about that! New research has discovered that people taking statins for general health problems...More
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Reply: American Healthcare Predictions
Yes. Agreed! There is no question heart disease tends to follow economic lines. This is evident in US...More
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ACS and Stroke rates down, increased statin use ci...
Hypertension is now better identified and treated, statin use has increased , and smoking has declined. ...More
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Declining Hospitalizations, Better Outcomes for Ac...
Another article; The researchers speculate that improvements in the identification of hypertension, ...More
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Statins May Reduce VTE Risk Associated with Hormon...
Statins could potentially attenuate the increased risk associated with HT combinations of oral estrogens...More
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Statins: Low Risks and High Potential Benefit
A new Johns Hopkins review of 20 years' worth of published research suggests that risks linked to long-term...More
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Article: Growing Doubt on Statin Drugs
Article: Growing Doubt on Statin Drugs. ...More
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Article: Five Lessons From the Niacin Failure
For decades we believed taking niacin improved cardiovascular health, until one day the association...More
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Reply: Article: More Docs Wonder If Statins Are Worth the...
I had terrible muscle pain more than stiffness. It improved greatly after I went off statins, but has never...More
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Reply: New cholesterol guideline improved accuracy of sta...
Only the arrogant make predictions. I'm simply throwing my opinion about the possibility of an increase in...More
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Reply: Exercise not doing much for Cholesterol
Exercise has a limited impact on high LDL. Exercise increases HDL and HDL binds to LDL to take it back to the...More
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New Lipid Guidelines Bring Only 'Modest' Rise in S...
It was inevitable that it would come to this.............. once we sifted through the hype; Controversial...More
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Applying new cholesterol guidelines to a patient p...
Projecting these findings onto the larger Dallas County population, about 4,500 serious heart problems...More
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New statin guidelines are an improvement, study sh...
They found that the new guidelines did a better job of discriminating between patients with little or no...More
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Reply: Statin Risk vs Benefit?
Also on WebMD, this is what makes it a great site as they are dedicated to teach; Statins' Benefits Far...More
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I have the same problem. Genetics. Meds work the best for me.
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Reply: Physician Speaks Out
Familial Hypercholesterolemia affects 1 In 300, smoking cessation will not help those individuals and those...More
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Reply: Cancer set to overtake heart disease and stroke th...
I don't expect everybody to agree with me, but i do think if smoking becomes a thing of the past, cars...More
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Reply: High Cholestrol @ 37!
Don't panic, you have time to sort this out I'm sure. By all means, try to get your numbers down without meds...More
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Knowns and Unknowns: Lancet Reviews Role of Lipids...
Interesting article about LDL and heart disease; "What is clear is that statins—powerful agents...More
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New cholesterol guidelines can significantly help ...
Great article, 4,500 cardiac events per year could be eliminated with new guidelines; In this subset of...More
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Statins may lower risk for NAFLD, not linked to AL...
Great news for liver patients; The association between statin use and lower NAFLD prevalence grew...More
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