FAQ: What do the new studies on cholesterol-lowering statin guidelines mean for me? – The Washington Post

FAQ: What do the new studies on cholesterol-lowering statin guidelines mean for me? – The Washington Post.

There are multiple links in the WP article to the original studies.

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Intensive Tx Fails to Slow Atherosclerosis | Medpage Today

“When we see something that surprises us and flies in the face of what is understood, it requires another look — maybe a different cohort, larger numbers, longer follow-up,”

via Intensive Tx Fails to Slow Atherosclerosis | Medpage Today.

Surprised?  As long as we continue to focus on pharmaceuticals as the answer, no one should be surprised.

Drug Safety Labeling Changes – February 2014

Safety Information > February 2014.

Get to Know an Enzyme: CYP3A4.

I routinely check the FDA drug safety information for personal reasons.  One thing led to another, thus the reason for the CYP3A4 link.  If you like puzzles, try to figure out why I’m reading up on CYP3A4.  My son the molecular biochemist soon to be MD would have no problem figuring this out.