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Higher LDL-C Levels Linked to Early-Onset Alzheimer Disease

FRIDAY, May 31, 2019 (Pharmacist's Briefing) -- Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol is associated with the probability of developing early-onset Alzheimer disease (EOAD), according to a study published online May 28 in JAMA Neurology

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High Sodium Intake Associated With New Atrial Fibrillation

FRIDAY, Dec. 28, 2018 (Pharmacist's Briefing) -- Sodium intake is associated with the long-term risk of new-onset atrial fibrillation (AF), according to a study recently published in the Annals of Medicine

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How Much Coffee Is Too Much?

FRIDAY, May 31, 2019 (Pharmacist's Briefing) -- From cappuccinos to cold brew, coffee is a morning must for many Americans, but is it healthy and how much is too much

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Excess Cause-Specific Mortality Tied to Chronic Proton Pump Inhibitor Use

FRIDAY, May 31, 2019 (Pharmacist's Briefing) -- Taking proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) is associated with an excess of cause-specific mortality, according to a study published online May 30 in The BMJ

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FDA Approves First Test for Zika in Human Blood

FRIDAY, May 31, 2019 (Pharmacist's Briefing) -- The first test to detect the Zika virus in human blood has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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