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19 . 10 . 2020

The Potential Cognitive Effect of Statins

Statins are a class of drugs used to lower cholesterol levels and treat cardiovascular disease. Given the prevalence of cardiovascular disease, it is not surprising that they are among the world’s most prescribed drugs.

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16 . 09 . 2019

Fatty Liver - A Silent Epidemic

Non-alcoholic liver disease is an increasingly common condition and is expected to be the leading cause of liver transplantation in the near future.

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30 . 08 . 2018

Lipoprotein (a) - An important cardiovascular risk marker

Despite significant advances in the diagnosis and therapy, cardiovascular disease in its various forms (coronary artery disease, stroke, peripheral artery disease) continues to be the leading cause of death in the industrialized world. Although some risk factors are non modifiable, like age and family history, there are several others to consider.

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