ARE STATINS USEFUL TO THE ELDERLY

Letter to Archives of Internal Medicine, submitted on July 20, 2002 Exaggerated benefit of statin treatment in the elderly? by Uffe Ravnskov, MD, PhD (corresponding author), Magle Stora Kyrkogata 9, S-22350 Lund, Sweden. Tel/fax +46 46145022 (call before faxing) ,...

ARE STATIN DRUGS USEFUL TO THE ELDERLY?

Letter to Archives of Internal Medicine, submitted on July 20, 2002Exaggerated benefit of statin treatment in the elderly? by Uffe Ravnskov, MD, PhD (corresponding author), Magle Stora Kyrkogata 9, S-22350 Lund, Sweden. Tel/fax +46 46145022 (call before faxing) ,...

LIPOPROTEIN(a) INCREASES HEART DISEASE RISK

Illustrating what Dr. Pauling has maintained for years, new research has shown that people with high levels of Lipoprotein(a) or Lp(a), have a much higher risk of heart disease. Analyzing the findings from 27 studies, British researchers found that those patients with...

HIGH FIBRINOGEN BAD FOR HEART

Elevated levels of fibrinogen, a protein synthesized by the liver which is necessary for normal blood clotting, increases the risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and may be the mechanism by which many recognized cardiac risk factors cause disease.Researchers...