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High PLTP activity may blunt beneficial effects of statins

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) In statin-treated patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), high levels of the enzyme phospholipid transferprotein (PLTP) significantly increase the risk of cardiovascular events, independent of classic risk factors,...

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Ovarian cancer screening fails to identify early disease

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Annual ovarian cancer screening with transvaginal ultrasonography and CA 125 usually misses early-stage disease while it often results in unneeded surgeries, according to a report in the April issue of Obstetrics &...

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Hypertriglyceridemia common in US adults

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Roughly a third of US adults have high or borderline high triglyceride levels, yet very few are being treated for the condition, according to a report in the Archives of Internal Medicine for March 23. There is growing...

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