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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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Article: Unseen cause of bias that risks compromis...
Interesting. I suppose even blind trials are not 100% pure. This is why I think its so critical to make...More
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American Healthcare Predictions
Really a great article with some interesting thoughts; 1. With the increasing ubiquity of statin use ,...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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Article: More Docs Wonder If Statins Are Worth the...
Just read this article on WebMD, More Docs Wonder If Statins Are Worth the Risks - Aug. 18, 2014 -- Kailash...More
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Exercise not doing much for Cholesterol
I am an avid runner. Run 30+ miles a week, at a sub 8 minute pace. But my cholesterol still seems to be a bit...More
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New cholesterol guideline improved accuracy of sta...
The likelihood of statin prescription increased sharply with plaque burden, with better performance in all...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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Statin Risk vs Benefit?
WebMD article: More Docs Wonder if Statins Worth the Risks .More
Posted by cjh1203
I have the same problem. Genetics. Meds work the best for me.
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Physician Speaks Out
Its good to see another physician speaking up on the issues I bring up on this site. ...More
Posted by bobby75703
Cancer set to overtake heart disease and stroke th...
I think we all projected this was coming! The report's co-author Dr Nick Townsend, said: 'The reason why...More
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High Cholestrol @ 37!
I went for my routine checkup and my cholestrol is crazy high..400! You can imagine my shock! I eat healthy,...More
Posted by nattyv
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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Statins may delay proteinuria progression in patie...
Interesting, could be some good news for kidney patients; Statin use may attenuate reductions in...More
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Statins play a role in stroke reduction
This is not surprising, just validating what we all suspected would happen; Ischemic stroke incidence...More
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Anatomy of a Heart Attack
A great explanation of the anatomy of a heart by Marcia Hendricks, Clinical Lipid Specialist; "It is a...More
Posted by iride6606
Great explanation came across by Marcia Hendricks, Clinical Lipid Specialist; "It is a combination of...More
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