Thursday 24 Jul 2014

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Guidelines set approach for adults with chronic kidney disease

Recent guidelines for managing cholesterol  in people with chronic kidney disease recommend that doctors decide which drugs to prescribe on the basis of patients’ overall risk of coronary events, not just on their low-density lipoprotein or “bad” cholesterol levels. Kidney Disease …

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Exercise training programs might improve good cholesterol for heart patients

Patients suffering from chronic heart failure can see improvement in their good cholesterol with an exercise training program, researchers found. “Good cholesterol” stimulates production of nitric oxide and leads