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Magnesium Halts Vascular Calcification

ORLANDO—A small pilot study suggests that magnesium may prevent or delay progression of vascular calcification in hemodialysis patients without a detrimental effect on bone, researchers reported here at the 2008 Annual Dialysis Conference.

Agency to Review Study Data on Cholesterol-Lowering Drug

The FDA issued an Early Communication regarding its ongoing review of Vytorin (ezetimibe and simvastatin) based on preliminary results from the recently completed ENHANCE (Effect of Combination Ezetimibe and High-Dose Simvastatin vs. Simvastatin Alone on the Atherosclerotic Process in Patients with Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia) study on this cholesterol-lowering drug.

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