News tagged with cardiology

Common Gene Mutation Linked to Statin Side Effects

(PhysOrg.com) -- Common genetic mutations may help explain why some people develop side effects that lead to discontinuing the use of cholesterol-lowering statins. Duke University Medical Center researchers who identified ...

dateOct 13, 2009 in Genetics
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Mediterranean diet: A heart-healthy plan for life

The Mediterranean diet has proven beneficial effects not only regarding metabolic syndrome, but also on its individual components including waist circumference, HDL-cholesterol levels, triglycerides levels, blood pressure ...

dateMar 07, 2011 in Health
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