Relative risk for incident CHD was 1.58 for CRP levels greater than 3.0 mg/L compared with levels less than 1.0 mg/L. Strong evidence that CRP is associated with CHD events. However, reducing CRP levels may not prevent CHD events http://bit.ly/DsyP4Medical news tweets are not research articles - they are 140-character messages - please always go to the original source, links, etc. Tweets and links do not represent endorsement, approval or support. Image source: OpenClipArt.org, public domain.
Self-Destructive Behavior in Cells May Hold Key to a Longer Life. Lysosomes and proteasome work non-stop: “Every 3 days, you basically have a new heart.” -- “If you don’t have a snack between lunch and dinner, you’re going to have to activate your lysosomes to get nutrients.” A strategy for survival, known as autophagy (“eating oneself”), evolved in our ancestors over 2 billion years ago http://bit.ly/bMbfu
Patients with OSA are more vulnerable than healthy persons to the effects of alcohol and sleep restriction http://bit.ly/18RXk1
Extended-duration zanamivir and oseltamivir highly efficacious for preventing symptomatic influenza http://bit.ly/yYhtm
N.I.H. Chief drives a Harley, wears a black leather jacket, plays guitar with rock stars, and believes in God http://bit.ly/vRazq
Top 10 Mistakes Made by Medical Students and Residents in Clinical Rotations - Medscape http://bit.ly/YsWXA
The Claim: With a Runny Nose, Green Calls for an Antibiotic. http://bit.ly/1gD5ka - Answer: Not really.
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