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¿Toma estatinas para bajar el colesterol? Nuevas pautas ofrecen oportunidad de discutir las alternativas con el médico

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 4 de febrero de 2014 — Los médicos clínicos y los pacientes deben decidir conjuntamente cuál tratamiento personal elegir en base a las nuevas pautas para prevenir la enfermedad cardiovascular, dice el comentario de tres médicos de Mayo Clinic publicado esta semana en la Revista de la [...]

Created by Soledad Andrade

Taking Statins to Lower Cholesterol? New Guidelines Provide Opportunity to Discuss Options with Your Doctor

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Feb. 4, 2014 — Clinicians and patients should use shared decision-making to select individualized treatments based on the new guidelines to prevent cardiovascular disease, according to a commentary by three Mayo Clinic physicians published in this week’s Journal of the American Medical Association. Journalists:  Sound bites with [...]

Created by Shelly Plutowski

Place New Scientific Findings into Proper Context

Coffee. It’s good for you one day … until a new study comes out and shows that it’s bad. Diabetes drugs are safe, and then they are not. Same story for use of Vitamin D supplements, hormone replacement therapy and fish oil. “We frequently hear contradictory reports about medical topics,” says [...]

Created by Dana Sparks