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"These results support the inflammation hypothesis in CHD and encourage exploration of modulation of IL6R pathways as a means to prevent CHD."
"IL6R blockade could provide a novel therapeutic approach to prevention of CHD that warrants testing in suitably powered randomized trials."
"Collectively, these large-scale and highly consistent results lend strong support to the concept that inhibition of inflammatory pathways is an attractive strategy to reduce cardiovascular risk."
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"Interleukin-6 receptor pathways in coronary heart disease: a collaborative meta-analysis of 82 studies"
IL6R Genetics Consortium Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration
The Lancet, March 2012, doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(11)61931-4
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