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April 28th, 2014

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: April 28th

This week’s topics include BP targets during septic shock, reducing time-to-needle times in acute ischemic stroke, and an increase in fat and calorie consumption in U.S. statin users.


April 28th, 2014

Calorie, Fat Consumption Up Among Statin Users

Calorie and fat consumption increased significantly from 1999 to 2010 among statin users — but not among nonusers — according to a JAMA Internal Medicine study. The researchers conclude that “the importance of dietary composition may need to be reemphasized for statin users.” The researchers evaluated 24-hour dietary recall data from nearly 28,000 adults participating in […]


January 15th, 2013

Large Meta-Analysis Finds No Harm Associated with Eggs

No food has had more ups and downs over the last century or so than the common egg. Following a long period in which eggs were ubiquitous and highly regarded, eggs fell from favor with the rise of concerns over cholesterol. Currently, the American Heart Association recommends that people restrict dietary cholesterol to 300 mg per day, which […]