Saturday Nov 16
The Marion Star
Some fruits don't go with medicines
The holidays are approaching, and while that often means cookies and candies, my favorites are the fresh grapefruit and oranges in fruit baskets.
Plasma Lipoprotein(a) Concentration Predicts Future Coronary and...
From the Lipoprotein and Atherosclerosis Laboratory, Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia ; NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia ; Department of Epidemiology & Preventative Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia ; Green Lane Cardiovascular Research Unit, Auckland City Hospital, ... (more)
Statin manufacturers get a boost
An announcement of new guidelines for statin usage was announced November 13, 2013 by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.
When Should You Take A Statin? The Answer Just Changed.
They back away from prescribing medicine based on target blood-levels of low-density lipoprotein, the "bad cholesterol" that leads to heart attacks and strokes.
The New Zealand Herald
Clue to beating heart trouble
Paul Steele can't be sure he was in the group taking the new drug, but he's enjoying an active lifestyle anyway.