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4 Ways Your Diet Affects Your Body

1 The adage “You are what you eat” is essentially true. Food and water provide you with the building blocks your body needs to maintain itself, and when those building blocks are missing, a lot can go wrong. Here are several ways your diet affects your body and how to address any diet-related issues. Heart Your heart […]

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Heart Specialists Optimistic About New Cholesterol Drug Anacetrapib

5 Dr. Christopher Cannon, cardiologist, explains acacetrapib, an experimental drug by Merck that pushed the so-called good cholesterol HDL to off-the-charts levels while also dropping bad cholesterol LDL is renewing hopes for a novel way to lower heart risks. Anacetrapib works by inhibiting an enzyme, called CETP, that is involved in transforming particles of good […]

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