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Cardiology Management

All-in-One Pill Reduces Blood Pressure

2019 23 Sep

A combination pill containing three medications used to tackle high blood pressure and one used for high cholesterol was found to reduce cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk by 25%.   The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), assessed the effectiveness of atorvastatin, amlodipine, losartan and hydrochlorothiazide in polypill... Read more

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Memory Loss Associated with Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs

2015 09 Jun

According to an article published in JAMA Internal Medicine , both statin and non-statin cholesterol lowering drugs were associated with memory loss in the first thirty days patients started taking the medications.   Acute memory loss has previously been found to be associated with the use of statins but findings about this association have been... Read more