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Investigator Deepak Bhatt, MD summarizes the results of 2 trials on dual SGT1 and SGT2 inhibition, which he presented during Scientific Sessions 2020.

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How Patients With Heart Failure Perform Daily Life Activities
Exploring Opportunities for Primary Prevention of Unprovoked Venous Thromboembolism: Ready for Prime Time?
Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension Dietary Intervention Improves Blood Pressure and Vascular Health in Youth With Elevated Blood Pressure
Associations Between Physical Activity and Incident Hypertension Across Strata of Body Mass Index: A Prospective Investigation in a Large Cohort of French Women
Sex Differences in Longitudinal Determinants of Carotid Intima Medial Thickening With Aging in a Community‐Dwelling Population: The Baltimore Longitudinal Study on Aging

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