Harvard Heart Letter

January 2009 references and further reading

Ridker PM, Danielson E, Fonseca FA, et al. Rosuvastatin to prevent vascular events in men and women with elevated c-reactive protein. New England Journal of Medicine 2008; published at www.nejm.org on November 9, 2008 (10.1056/NEJMoa0807646) A terrific article on the connection between inflammation and atherosclerosis was written by Dr. Peter Libby, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and chief of cardiology at Brigham and Women's Hospital. It appeared in the May 2002 issue of Scientific American, which the magazine reposted after the JUPITER results were published.
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