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FDA Evaluating Risk of Stroke and Heart Attack from FDA-Approved Physician Prescribed Testosterone Products

By John A. Rumberger, MD PhD, FACC The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating the risk of stroke, myocardial infarction (heart attack or MI), and death in men taking physician prescribed and FDA-approved testosterone supplements. The FDA has … Continue reading

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Coronary Calcium Identifies Those at Risk for High Blood Pressure

A new study was reported at the 2013 International Conference on Prehypertension and Cardiometabolic Syndrome in Barcelona, Spain on February 4, 2013, that looked at nearly 10 years of  follow up of cardiovascular events in a study conducted in Germany. … Continue reading

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Is Daily Aspirin Right For You?

You may have already heard that aspirin can lower your risk of heart attacks and some types of strokes.  Now, the news headlines are trumpeting new research that shows that aspirin can prevent cancer, too.  Actually, the research isn’t that … Continue reading

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