Cardiovascular Health

CV Risk Reduction Requires Much More than Statins

By Erik L. Goldman | Editor in Chief

ANAHEIM, CA—Statins will only go so far in reducing the incidence of cardiovascular events, said H. Robert Superko, MD, at Nutracon, an annual conference on advances in nutraceutical product development.

The Content you are trying to see is available only for members of our site. If you already have a Membership you need to log in to see it. Please follow this link if you want to register.

Extended-Release Niacin Boosts Lipid-Lowering Power of Statin

By Erik L. Goldman | Editor in Chief - Vol. 3, No. 2. , 2002

Niacin is every effective in reducing LDL and elevating HDL or “good” cholesterol. But it is under-used in part because many people taking standard forms of niacin experience intense flushing. Extended release forms of niacin are now available that eliminate this problem. A statin-niacin combination called Advicor is “the ideal drug combination” for reducing heart disease risk, says cardiologist William Insull, MD.

“Top Ten” Natural Approaches for Managing Coronary Artery Disease

By Erik L. Goldman | Editor in Chief

PHILADELPHIA—Holistic medicine is often considered more preventive than therapeutic, especially when it comes to cardiovascular disease. But even patients with advanced heart disease can benefit greatly from multimodal natural therapeutics.

The Content you are trying to see is available only for members of our site. If you already have a Membership you need to log in to see it. Please follow this link if you want to register.

NIH-Sponsored Chelation Trial Seeks Study Sites for Heart Disease Patients

By Staff Writer - Vol. 9, No. 1. , 2008

Chelation therapy to prevent heart attacks has never been accepted by mainstream cardiologists, but it is popular none the less, and increasingly so in the wake of trials questioning the value of drug-eluting stents. The Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy (TACT), a $30 million NIH-sponsored study, will hopefully provide definitive answers on whether chelation has a rightful place in heart disease prevention.

The Content you are trying to see is available only for members of our site. If you already have a Membership you need to log in to see it. Please follow this link if you want to register.