Cardiovascular highlights from non-cardiology journals

Lindsay, Alistair C.
November 2011
Heart;Nov2011, Vol. 97 Issue 21, p1810
Academic Journal
The article presents information related to cardiovascular diseases on topics including effect of fatty acid levels in congestive heart failure (CHF), effect of low vitamin D levels in atherosclerosis and increase in mortality rate from cardiovascular disease by the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Further, it discusses the lower risk of CHF due to higher level of eicosapentaenoic acid and increase in media thickness and carotid plaque thickness due to low levels of vitamin D.


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