New research: what worked and what didn't

January 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/6/2009 Conference Reports, Vol. 180, p4
Academic Journal
The article offers information on developments and updates on tools and methods in assessing and managing cardiovascular risk. Results of significant clinical trials were unveiled at the 2008 American Heart Association meeting. It is found that early and late intervention are both safe an effective for those without ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). IT is mentioned that regular intake of vitamin C and vitamin E supplements fail to protect against cardiovascular disease incident. The therapeutic potential of new oral anticoangulant ATLAS ACS-TIMI 46 trial.


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