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Hopes dashed for colchicine role in cardiovascular disease

Hopes that colchicine could be re-purposed as a cheap anti-inflammatory for heart disease have been dashed by a pilot study showing it does not appear to significantly reduce hs-CRP levels after acute MI.  “We all know that atherosclerosis is an inflammatory disease and that inflammation plays a key role in all stages of atherosclerosis, from ...

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