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Concomitant PPI and antiplatelet therapy appropriate when based on risk assessment

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Updated guidelines compiled by an expert panel of cardiologists and gastroenterologists address the issue of a possible drug interaction between proton pump inhibitors and thienopyridine antiplatelet agents, and recommend the combination when it’s medically...

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Midlife cholesterol levels not linked to Alzheimer’s disease

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Forget those headlines from the past few years linking hypercholesterolemia in midlife to risk of dementia in old age. Data presented in the November 23 issue of Neurology “suggest that midlife cholesterol level is not associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s...

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Treatment risks similar for very small or larger unruptured aneurysms

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The risks involved in the endovascular treatment of unruptured intracranial aneurysms are about the same whether the aneurysms is bigger than 3 mm or smaller, but the procedure fails more often in the very small aneurysms, a French group reports in the December issue of Stroke. ...