Items Tagged ‘Niacin’

July 17, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations KAAL Mayo Clinic Takes Top Spot on Best […]

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November 17, 2009

AHA: Niacin Bests Ezetimibe as Add-On Therapy

By Kelley Luckstein

Boosting HDL cholesterol with extended-release niacin (Niaspan) is a more effective way of slowing atherosclerosis in high-risk patients on long-term statin therapy than seeking additional LDL cholesterol reductions by adding ezetimibe (Zetia), researchers here reported…   Ray Gibbons, professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, pointed out that the patients in the ARBITER […]

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Tags: atherosclerosis, Ezetimibe, Niacin

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