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Index: December 2010
Clinical Focus:Respiratory Care
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December 2010
Clinical Focus: Respiratory Medicine
  • Asthma and the athlete
    • Vocal cord dysfunction
    • Exercise-induced asthma
    • Exercise-induced bronchospasm
  • COPD
    • Obesity and COPD
    • Relationship between COPD and nutrition intake
  • Treatment options for steroid-induced osteoporosis in men
  • Treatments for asthma
    • Bronchodilators, anticholinergics
    • Corticosteroids
    • Metered-dose vs other types of inhalers
  • Respiratory infections in winter sports athletes
  • Asthma in elite athletes
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation and physical activity
  • Fitness and long-term oxygen therapy/lung transplantation
  • Airflow function and the metabolic syndrome
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doi: 10.3810/psm.2021.12.3
The Physician and Sportsmedicine: Volume 36: No.1
JUPITER Study Shows Crestor® Significantly Lowers Major Cardiovascular (CV) Events
The JUPITER (Justification for the Use of statins in Primary prevention: an Intervention Trial Evaluating Rosuvastatin) trial, a long-term, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, large scale study of 17 802 patients, confirmed that AstraZeneca's Crestor® (rosuvastatin calcium) dramatically reduces LDL-C cholesterol levels. Crestor® 20 mg showed a 44% decrease of major CV events (the combined risk of myocardial infarction, stroke, arterial revascularization, hospitalization for unstable angina, or death from CV causes) compared with placebo (P < 0.001) among men and women with elevated high sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) but low to normal cholesterol levels. The results of the trial were presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions. The investigators found that rosuvastatin 20 mg was well tolerated in nearly 9000 patients during the course of the study, finding no difference between treatment groups for major adverse events, including cancer or myopathy, and found a small increase in physician reported diabetes consistent with data from previous placebo-controlled statin trials.

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