Wednesday, June 30, 2004

Management of Dyslipidemia in Adults - May 1, 1998 - American Academy of Family Physicians
The importance of treating dyslipidemias based on cardiovascular risk factors is highlighted by the National Cholesterol Education Program guidelines. The first step in evaluation is to exclude secondary causes of hyperlipidemia. Assessment of the patient's risk for coronary heart disease helps determine which treatment should be initiated and how often lipid analysis should be performed

Wednesday, June 23, 2004

Platelet-Leukocyte Aggregation May Put Migraine Patients at Risk for Stroke
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Jun 22 - Migraine is known to be an independent risk factor for ischemic stroke. In a new study, researchers have discovered a possible link at the cellular level for the two conditions.

Monday, June 21, 2004

Tears could unmask SARS mystery! - News Details, "Tears could unmask SARS mystery!
London | June 21, 2004 2:44:37 PM IST

Tears could help provide a breakthrough in finding an effective diagnosis for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).
According to a study in British Journal of Ophthalmology, this highly infectious respiratory virus has been found in tears ,which suggests ,that analysing tears could help researchers unravel many mysteries associated with the virus including the unrecognised source of its spread."