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Monday Jul 21 | CiteULike

Effects of Lowering LDL Cholesterol on Progression of Kidney Disease.

Lowering LDL cholesterol reduces the risk of developing atherosclerotic events in CKD, but the effects of such treatment on progression of kidney disease remain uncertain.


Related Topix: Cholesterol, Health, Zetia, Ezetimibe (generic), Kidney Cancer

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Town Talk

Roach: Doctor needs to have test re-done

Dear Dr. Roach: Recently, during a doctor's visit, my doctor informed me that my triglycerides had increased from about 200 three months ago to 417.


Related Topix: Triglycerides, Medicine, Health, Tricor, Fenofibrate (generic), Pain, Chest Pain, Life, Food, Dieting

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Kevin, M.D.

Why are doctors still prescribing Zetia?

A health research company just released a list of the 100 top drugs in America according to sales.


Related Topix: Zetia, Ezetimibe (generic), Medicine, Cholesterol, Health, Niacin (generic), Niaspan, Niacor

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Black pepper saves life in an emergency

Q. I am writing to tell you how your advice helped solve a near tragedy. My husband and I were recently on a trip to Mongolia in a very remote location when he hit his leg on the sharp corner of a metal wood stove.


Related Topix: Medicine, Lipitor, Atorvastatin (generic), Cholesterol, Health, Pain, Durham, NC

Thu Jun 26, 2014

To avoid potentially serious side effects, don't mix these foods and drinks

A simple fact of life is that a majority of people over 50 take at least one prescription medicine.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Cholesterol, Health, Mevacor, Lovastatin (generic), Lipitor, Atorvastatin (generic)

Tue Jun 24, 2014

US Food and Drug Administration

Doctor's Best Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Red Yeast Rice due to Undeclared Lovastatin

June 24, 2014 - Doctor's Best is voluntarily recalling lot 3121005 of Red Yeast Rice dietary supplement, 600 mg Capsules, 120-count bottles to the retail level.


Related Topix: Supplement, Red Yeast Rice, Medicine, Mevacor, Lovastatin (generic), Cholesterol, Health, Lipitor, Atorvastatin (generic)