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Fierce Competition Over Two Cholesterol Drugs is a Battle of Milligrams

Fight over hot new cholesterol drugs may be won in milligrams

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Two innovative and intense cholesterol drugs are most likely to gain approval this summer, both targeting the same protein and have been shown to rapidly decrease LDL in high-risk patients. But there is at least one significant difference between the ...

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33 Percent Of U.S. Adults At Risk For Metabolic Syndrome

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33 percent of United States adults have the potentially life-threatening metabolic syndrome, however the number of people with the syndrome appears to have stabilized in recent years due to increased awareness of the conditions which comprise it. Metabolic syndrome is ...

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Too Much Sleep Could Raise your Risk of Stroke

How much you sleep could raise your risk of stroke

The findings of a new study have revealed that getting too much sleep could also increase the risk of stroke in individuals affected by high blood pressure, and possibly even triple it. In addition, getting less than 5 hours of ...

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Chronic Depression Could Double the Risk of Stroke

Study: Chronic depression may increase stroke risk

The findings of a new study presented by the American Heart Association has revealed that individuals with chronic depression could have an extremely high risk of being affected by stroke as well, and this risk still exists even after the ...

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Stimulants in Dietary Supplements May Cause Stroke

Amphetamine-like stimulant in dietary supplement linked to stroke

A new case report published in the Annals of Internal Medicine has revealed a connection between the use of certain dietary supplements that contain a synthetic compound called BMPEA and an increased risk of exercise-induced stroke. This synthetic compound is ...

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Study: Air Pollution Could Lead To Dementia

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A new study has shed light on the shocking effects long-term exposure to fine particle air pollution may cause – such as subtle structural changes in the brain that increase risks of poor cognitive function and dementia. Fine particle air ...

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Dad Eats Daughter’s Pot Brownies, Thinks He’s Having Stroke

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A 58 year-old Michigan man mistakenly thought he was in the middle of a stroke after eating several pot brownies his teenage daughter had apparently baked the previous night. Little did he know the sugary, sweet treats were laced with ...

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Folic Acid May Reduce Stroke Risk in Patients with Hypertension

New Study Shows Folic Acid Reduces the Risk of Stroke

The findings of a new study have now revealed the importance of folic acid, and has found that it could actually reduce the risk of stroke, particularly for patients affected by hypertension. A combination of enalapril, a common drug used ...

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Folic Acid Supplements May Help Cut Down Stroke Risk

Folic Acid May Help Ward Off Stroke in People With High Blood Pressure

Folic acid supplements, which are commonly taken by women during pregnancy to keep neural birth defects at bay, could actually be helpful in reducing the risk of stroke as well, particularly for patients affected by high blood pressure, the findings ...

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