Follow-up cholesterol testing reduces risk of reocurrence for heart attack, stroke patients

Follow-up cholesterol testing reduces risk of reocurrence for heart attack, stroke patients

If you have a heart attack or stroke, it's important to get your "bad" cholesterol measured by your doctor on a follow up visit. Researchers have found that one step is significantly associated with a reduced risk of suffering another serious cardiovascular episode....

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Follow-up cholesterol testing reduces risk of reocurrence for heart attack, stroke patients

Blood-clotting protein prevents repair in the brain

Picture a bare wire, without its regular plastic coating. It's exposed to the elements and risks being degraded. And, without insulation, it may not conduct electricity as well as a coated wire. Now, imagine this wire is inside your brain. That's what happens in many...

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