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Linoleic Acid Status in Cell Membranes Inversely Relates to the Prevalence of Symptomatic Carotid Artery Disease
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Blood Pressure Changes in 1610 Subjects With and Without Antihypertensive Medication During Long‐Term Fasting

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VITAL Commentary

Don Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM, vice chair of the program committee for Scientific Sessions 2018, comments on the results of the VITAL trial which was presented at the Scientific Sessions in Chicago.

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