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DVT can be life-threatening if a piece of the clot breaks off and travels to the lungs, a condition called pulmonary embolism. Different milieus have their own music t... Of the total cost of CVD in the EU, around 54% is due to health care costs, 24% due to productivity losses and 22% due to the informal care of people with CVD. Niacin has broadly positive effects on cholesterol, lowering LDL cholesterol and triglycerides and raising HDL cholesterol. Proportion of adults with a 10-year risk of CVD of 10% or more who receive advice on lifestyle changes before any offer of statin therapy.

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Publisher: Springer; 1 edition (September 26, 1986)

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