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C-Reactive Protein Levels Vary By Race: Study by HealthFinder Posted Tue 28 Sep 2010 10:00am healthnewslink Finding could influence the use of statins to prevent heart disease, researchers suggest. By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
C-Reactive Protein Levels Vary by Race by Medline Plus Posted Tue 28 Sep 2010 1:00pm Finding could influence the use of statins to prevent heart disease, researchers suggest Tuesday, September 28, 2010 TUESDAY, Sept. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Levels of the blood biomarker C-reactive protein (CRP) can vary among different racial and ethnic groups, which might be a key in dete ... Read on »
C-Reactive Protein Levels in Multiple Myeloma by Margaret Patient Expert Posted Fri 04 Sep 2009 10:59pm Last week a multiple myeloma listserv member posted a ScienceDaily article that initially puzzled me. The article ( begins: Scientists report that a protein best known as a common marker of inflammation plays a key role in the progression of human cancer. The research, published by Cell Press in the September issue o ... Read on »
C-reactive protein as a marker for prostate cancer survival by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor Posted Wed 28 Apr 2010 12:00am Evidence continues to accumulate that serum levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) may have value as a prognostic marker for survival in men with very early and very late-stage forms of prostate cancer. Knowledge about potential relationships between acute and chronic states of tissue inflammation and prostate cancer is evolv ... Read on »
C-Reactive Protein — Should You Get it Tested? by Total Health Breakthroughs Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:30pm If you ask your primary care doctor to check your C-reactive protein (CRP), there is a high likelihood you will be told it is not necessary.  Even though we know that CRP is a risk factor for heart disease 1 and more and more doctors are testing CRP levels in patients who they consider to be at high risk, testing CRP is not yet recommended ... Read on »
Jupiter, Statins, C-reactive Protein and Cardiovascular Disease: An Explanation from the DMCB by JaanS Medical Doctor Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 3:08am Every once in awhile, an important study on the prevention of a chronic illness appears. News outlets have a deservedly lousy reputation for accurate healthcare reporting. You don’t have time to read the original research either. The Disease Management Blog at your service! A study acronymed 'Jupiter' has come out showing that chol ... Read on »
What makes C-Reactive Protein so Important? by Sanjay Kapur Posted Wed 14 Oct 2009 10:04pm C-reactive protein (CRP) is known to increase when there is inflammation in the body. Inflammation has been linked with atherosclerosis by various different clinical research studies. Therefore, it has been suggested that testing for CRP levels in the blood can help detect an individual’s risk of getting a heart disease. However, there are two type ... Read on »
Which is more important- C Reactive Protein or Cholesterol? by Sanjay Kapur Posted Wed 14 Oct 2009 10:04pm I wish to open this discussion to get feedback from all those clinicians and researchers out there struggling to find out which one is a better predictor of overall risk of cardiovascular events. Many of us and in fact most of us have been focussed on the cholesterol levels to determine the risk until a recently published study (JUPITER Study) in N ... Read on »
C reactive protein : Old wine in “older bottle” ! by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 20 Oct 2010 10:51am What we know about CRP . . . It is an acute phase reactant. Secreted mainly in liver. It is a marker for systemic inflammation. Hs CRP more than 1 -3 mg is significant What we think ,  we know . . . It is a direct marker for increased risk of CAD. Reducing CRP levels reduce CAD risk  and vice versa . What w ... Read on »
Quercetin and C-Reactive Protein (CRP) by Margaret Patient Expert Posted Fri 04 Sep 2009 10:58pm I recently read a study with a very long title, The anti-inflammatory flavones quercetin and kaempferol cause inhibition of inducible nitric oxide synthase, cyclooxygenase-2 and reactive C-protein, and down-regulation of the nuclear factor kappaB pathway in Chang Liver cells (!), published in the “European Journal of Pharmacology” in Februa ... Read on »