L-carnitine in the Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

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Dr. James DiNicolantonio, a pharmacist from Wegmans Pharmacy in Ithaca, NY, discusses his article appearing in the June 2013 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings illustrating a reduction in all-cause mortality and other benefits when using the amino acid, L-carnitine in patients experiencing myocardial infarction. http://tinyurl.com/czte8vn

: Association of TNFSF8 Polymorphisms With Peripheral Neutrophil Count

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Dr. Adelaide Arruda-Olson, Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Cardiovascular Diseases Research Division at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her article appearing in the November 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings that establishes a relationship between two genetic polymorphisms and the nutrophil count in patients who have experienced a heart attack. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/86/11/1075.abstract .

Medication Adherence: WHO Cares?

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Description: Drs Marie Brown and Jennifer Bussells, practicing internists in the Chicago, Illinois area discuss their article appearing in the April 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/6ees9ar regarding patient adherence to prescribed medications.