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C-reactive protein linked to mortality, but not stroke, in multiethnic group

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Elevated levels of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP), an inflammatory marker, predicted mortality and myocardial infarction but not stroke in a multiethnic cohort. “Our study population is unique in that it...

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Coronary angiography safe for patients with chronic kidney disease

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Coronary angiography is a recommended screening test for many patients undergoing kidney transplantation and now new research shows that it can be performed in those with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) without further...

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Long-term risks of sildenafil use unclear

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Sildenafil (Viagra) is associated with a number of side effects, but data on long-term harms are still lacking, a systematic review and meta-analysis has shown. As reported in the October issue of Urology, Dr. Alexander...