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A better option for stroke prevention?

For more than 60 years, people at a high risk for stroke from atrial fibrillation—an irregular heartbeat that can lead to blood clots—had one choice of drug treatment: warfarin. But a better option may be direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs), which… (Locked) More »

Rethinking good cholesterol

Long known as the “good” cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol seems to be more of a bystander than a beneficial molecule when it comes to preventing heart disease. People with genetic mutations that cause high HDL don’t have fewer heart… More »

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