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Matti Narkia

Niacin best for raising good cholesterol | ZDNet Healthcare | ZDNet.com - 0 views

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    "Want more of that good HDL cholesterol?

    Try a timed-release niacin, and be skeptical if your doctor gives the sales pitch for Zetia or Vytorin.

    The authority for this is a study dubbed ARBITER-6, which was stopped suddenly this summer, with the study's authors insisting safety had nothing to do with it.

    It was a question of efficacy.

    The results, described in the New England Journal of Medicine, make clear that niacin does better at the main job, keeping arteries open"
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