Cholesterol Therapy, Cardiac Rehab for Women, CPAP and Antiplatelets

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Between 2005 and 2012, only about 45 percent of the U.S. patients who qualified for cholesterol-lowering therapy actually took their medications. Despite the proven effectiveness of cardiac rehabilitation, women tend to be less likely than men to follow through with a prescribed rehab program, according to a recent study sponsored by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. For a long time, (CPAP) has been the gold standard in the treatment of OSA but new research found that the use of CPAP and MADs had similar effects on blood pressure reduction in patients with OSA.
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