Cardiovascular highlights from non-cardiology journals

Lindsay, Alistair C.; Contractor, Hussain
February 2011
Heart;Feb2011, Vol. 97 Issue 4, p338
Academic Journal
The article summarizes cardiovascular studies published in non-cardiology journals as of February 2011. The Study of the Effectiveness of Additional Reductions in Cholesterol and Homocysteine (SEARCH) discovered that further lowering of low-density lipoprotein (LDL)-cholesterol is safe. Another research stressed the role of population characteristics in variations in coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality across England. One study concluded that eplerenone is more effective than placebo in patients with systolic heart failure and mild symptoms.


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