Tag Archive: CMAJ

Nov 08

Are statins effective for primary prevention in people with low cardiovascular risk?

Tonelli M, et al. CMAJ 2011; 183(16): E1189-E1202
Statins appear to have a (small) cardiovascular benefit, even in individuals at low CVD risk.

Jul 12

Does zinc reduce the symptoms of the common cold?

Science M, Johnstone J, Roth DE, Guyatt G, Loeb M. CMAJ 2012; 184(10): E551-E561
Oral zinc reduces the duration of cold symptoms in adults, but at the cost of side-effects.

Jan 31

Cryotherapy vs topical salicylic acid for cutaneous warts

Bruggink SC, et al. Cryotherapy with liquid nitrogen versus topical salicylic acid application for cutaneous warts in primary care: a randomized controlled trial. CMAJ. October 19, 2010; 182 (15)
Cryotherapy with liquid nitrogen is more effective than topical salicylic acid ointment for treatment of cutaneous common warts.