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Tredaptive

THE RISE AND FALL OF TREDAPTIVE

by Dr. Neville Wilson 30 Jan 2013   Tredaptive was introduced into the European drug market on 3rd July 2008, as a pharmaceutical formulation designed to treat certain forms of mixed  dyslipidaemia in patients judged to be at risk of cardiovascular disease. On the basis of well established cardiovascular benefits of …

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HIGH DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN – HIGHER IS BETTER

by   DR. NEVILLE WILSON. PREAMBLE: Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) remains the leading cause of death in the Western World.  Yet, despite the documented decrease in cardiac-related mortality since the late 1960s, the incidence of CHD has not declined in recent years. (1) Data from EUROASPIRE III shows that primary strategies …