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Friday, April 05, 2019

STATINS

High-intensity statin therapy increases risk of acute kidney injury in men by 7%

High-intensity statin therapy was found to increase the risk of hospitalization for acute kidney injury in men by 7% compared to non-users during a median follow-up of 4.6 years according to a new study.

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STATINS

High-intensity statin therapy with ACE inhibitor or ARB increases risk of acute kidney injury by 26%

High-intensity statin therapy combined with taking an ACE inhibitor or Angiotensin Receptor Blocker was found to increase the risk of hospitalization for acute kidney injury in men by 26% compared to non-users during a median follow-up of 4.6 years according to a new study.

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STATINS

High-intensity statin therapy combined with a diuretic increases risk of acute kidney injury by 35%

High-intensity statin therapy combined with taking a diuretic was found to increase the risk of hospitalization for acute kidney injury by 35% compared to non-users during a median follow-up of 4.6 years according to a new study.

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STATINS

Medium-intensity statin therapy increases risk of acute kidney injury by 7%

Medium-intensity statin therapy was found to increase the risk of hospitalization for acute kidney injury by 7% compared to non-users during a median follow-up of 4.6 years according to a new study.

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STATINS

Medium-intensity statin therapy combined with a diuretic increases risk of acute kidney injury 23%

Medium-intensity statin therapy combined with taking a diuretic was found to increase the risk of hospitalization for acute kidney injury by 23% compared to non-users versus 6% for those not taking a diuretic during a median follow-up of 4.6 years according to a new study.

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Friday, October 01, 2010

STEARIC ACID

Stearic Acid: A fatty acid that fights weight and delays cancer

"Stearic acid reduces weight gain," says Alice S. Bennett, Ph.D., a retired researcher from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.

"Mice fed a high-stearic acid diet weighed 13 to 38 percent less than those fed other diets which are more typical of the kinds that humans eat," according to Bennett.

A decrease in stearic acid intake, and increase in linolenic acid in the past few decades may help to partially explain our recent weight gain Dr. Bennett notes.

"Stearic acid also delays the appearance of breast cancer in cancer-prone mice," Bennett noted.

Here is an interview I did with Dr. Bennett a while back. Read the entire article | Email this article
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Sunday, November 16, 2003

Stearic Acid and other fatty acids

An interview with Artemis Simopoulos, M.D., author of "The Omega Diet".

Artemis P. Simopoulos, M.D. is the president of The Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health in Washington, D.C., a member of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids and the author of a wonderful book titled The Omega Diet (Harper Collins, 1999). Dr. Simopoulos is the lead author on a summary statement of new Recommended Dietary Intakes for Omega-6 and Omega-3 Fatty Acids. These recommendations were formed by consensus during a workshop that was held at The National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, April 7-9, 1999. The workshop was sponsored by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism-NIH, the Office of Dietary Supplements-NIH, The Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health, and the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids, and cosponsored by several industry groups. Read the entire article | Email this article
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