TITLE

Red yeast rice and LDL

AUTHOR(S)
Elliott, William T.
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Travel Medicine Advisor;Aug2009 Supplement, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study published in an issue of "Annals of Internal Medicine," which investigated the therapeutic use of red yeast rice for hypercholesterolemia. The study is composed of patients recruited from a cardiology practice in suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who had history of statin-associated myalgias. It reveals the effectiveness of red yeast rice in lowering low density lipoprotein-cholesterol.
ACCESSION #
43445261

 

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