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Statins Negatively Interact With Other Meds
2013-11-25 16:05:06

A new study has found that undesirable drug interactions with statins are causing many to discontinue using the cholesterol-lowering drugs.

2013-11-24 23:00:17

Crunch Cholesterol designed by Colin Carmichael is a new book that covers detailed instructions on how to reduce high cholesterol levels effortlessly.

2013-11-21 13:53:03

Obesity and diabetes have become a global epidemic leading to severe cardiovascular disease.

AHA Controversy Statins Recommendations
2013-11-19 14:50:13

Last week, the American Heart Association ignited a controversy when they released a set of recommendations that suggested 33 million more Americans could benefit from cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins.

2013-11-18 20:44:39

Seth S. Martin, M.D., of the Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease, Baltimore, and colleagues developed a method for estimating low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels that is more accurate than the standard measure.

2013-11-18 20:38:54

Johns Hopkins researchers have developed a more accurate way to calculate low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, the so-called "bad" form of blood fat that can lead to hardening of the arteries and increase the risk of heart attack and stroke.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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