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Inconsistencies in statin prescribing practices?

My understanding is that the ACC/AHA released updated guidelines for cholesterol management in 2014; in particular, rather than treating to specific target levels for LDL-C, it has more specific ...
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How can a BP goal be recommended, but not a diastolic or systolic goal?

Out of curiousity, I'm researching the JNC 8 guidelines for hypertension, and when reading this publication, I noticed it says: There is strong evidence to support treating hypertensive persons ...
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How to calculate nutrition fact?

I'm not sure i'm posting on the right place and I don't really know what it is called. I just wondering. How the cuurent food company calculated the nutrition information of they food? In my opinion: ...
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Mult-vitamin with more than 100% of daily recommended amount?

There are vitamins with 150% of Vit C or whatever (and sometimes even advertised with that as a plus!) If the vitamin contains more than 100% of the RDA, does it get averaged out over the week?
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International drug labeling guidelines

Are there any international guidelines regarding the labeling of drugs and pharmaceuticals?
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How to read U.S. Dietary Guidelines Tables?

The U.S. Government publishes the Dietary Guidelines for nutrition. I am unclear on how to interpret the tables for Healthy Eating Patterns. Can you clarify how I read the data? Looking at Table A3-1....
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What is the right time to eat fruits?

There's no doubt that eating fruit is important to our overall health and well-being. But is there exist general guidelines/directions which should be followed while consuming fruits? For example: A ...