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Cardio Controversies: Tale of Two Equal LDLs and 17-fold MI Risk by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 10:03pm 1 Comment Figure 2. Cox proportional hazards survival curves demonstrating time to acute MI for patients with a yearly calcium volume score change > 15% or < 15%. Callister et al, 2004 ATVB. TITLE: Progression of coronary artery calcium and risk of first myocardial infarction in patients receiving cholesterol-lowering therapy. Free PDF ... Read on »
Antibodies against oxidized low-density lipoproteins in systemic sclerosis by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:56pm By A. L. Herrick and Colleague Objective. To investigate whether circulating concentrations of antibodies against oxidized low-density lipoproteins (LDL) are increased in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc). Methods. Oxidation of LDL and anti-oxidized LDL antibodies were measured in 26 patients with limited cutaneous SSc (LCSS ... Read on »
Statin Drugs Revisited by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Tue 27 Mar 2012 10:05am Statin Drugs Revisited by Jeffrey Dach MD Links and References Letters Questioning the benefits of statins Eddie Vos*, Colin P. Rose† + Author Affiliations *Sutton, Que.; †Cardiologist, ... Read on »
LDL Cholesterol, Blood Clots, and the Atkins Diet by Vickie Patient Expert Posted Wed 29 Aug 2012 6:08pm The Atkins Diet Fixes the Risks for Heart Disease and Blood Clots Cholesterol is a hot topic. It’s been that way for many years now. The media, the medical community, the pharmaceutical industry and even nutritionists and dieticians have demonized it to the point to where many believe that getting rid of the cholesterol ... Read on »
Health Headlines - September 6 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm EPA Orders Stores to Eliminate Illegal Confetti String Five national store chains in the U.S. have been ordered to clear their shelves of, and destroy, cans of illegally imported confetti string products that contain banned hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) propellants, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday. HCFCs, which wer ... Read on »
Shifting to Pattern ' A ' for Longevity by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Sun 27 Sep 2009 10:03pm 2 Comments Increasing Saturated Fat Intake Shifts to Pattern 'A' Krauss has shown that increasing saturated fat intake and reducing carbohydrates lowers sd-LDL and shifts to Pattern 'A' ( Influence of dietary carbohydrate and fat on LDL and HDL particle distributions. Siri PW, Krauss RM. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2005 Nov;7(6):455-9.). Undeniably Pa ... Read on »
Meaningful Use Criteria by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted Sat 02 Jan 2010 9:10pm The Hitech Act provided for incentives to eligible professionals (EP) and hospitals that have adopted Certified EHR Technology and can demonstrate that they are meaningful users of the technology. HHS has published the proposed rule governing the criteria for me aningful use . The criteria for meaningful use will be finalized in 2010, foll ... Read on »
Fatty Acids and Your Health by Yusuf Posted Sun 03 May 2009 12:00am The National Cholesterol Education program recommends that everyone over the age of 20 be tested for cholesterol at least once every 5 years. Improve your health, eat foods high in essential Fatty Acids. Two decades of research has improved our understanding of the health benefits of many foods and food componen ... Read on »
Crestor Raises Small Dense LDL (Anti-Regressive) by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Sun 12 Jul 2009 10:13pm "It takes a wise doctor to know when to prescribe, and at times the greater skill consists in not applying remedies." B. Gracian The Art Of Worldly Wisdom Over-Medication Judicious use of medications can bring about therapeutic outcomes or can have dire consequences. In medicine, it is truly an art form to ... Read on »
Control Insulin (Part Two) by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 2:21pm Briefly, the history of insulin and its relationship to atherosclerosis: Stout RW. Insulin and atheroma. 20-yr perspective. Diabetes Care. 1990 Jun;13(6):631-54. Review. PMID: 2192848 Department of Geriatric Medicine, Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland. Many clinical studies have shown an increased insulin response to ... Read on »