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Rosuvastatin reduces risk of venous thromboembolism in healthy adults

ORLANDO (Reuters Health) – New findings, announced here during the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology, show that rosuvastatin significantly reduces the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in apparently healthy adults. Results...

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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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