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Artichoke leaf extract for treating hypercholesterolaemia

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Artichoke leaf extract for treating hypercholesterolaemia
Published by
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, October 2009
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd003335.pub2
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Wider, Barbara, Pittler, Max H, Thompson-Coon, Joanna, Ernst, Edzard


Hypercholesterolaemia is directly associated with an increased risk for coronary heart disease and other sequelae of atherosclerosis. Artichoke leaf extract (ALE) has been implicated in lowering cholesterol levels. Whether ALE is truly effective for this indication, however, is still a matter of debate.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Australia 2 3%
Korea, Republic of 1 2%
Unknown 56 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 15 25%
Student > Master 7 12%
Researcher 6 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 6 10%
Other 4 7%
Other 12 20%
Unknown 9 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 25 42%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 9 15%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 6 10%
Chemistry 2 3%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 2%
Other 4 7%
Unknown 12 20%