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6 hrs ago | The Times Bulletin

Men who take statins may exercise less

Older men taking the cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins appear to be slightly less active than those who don't take them, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cholesterol, Health, Zocor, Simvastatin (generic), Fluvastatin (generic), Lescol, Lescol XL, Pravachol, Pravastatin (generic), Oregon Health & Science University

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Motley Fool

Pfizer's Incoming Patent Cliff

The big pharma giant's loss of patent exclusivity on the world's former top-selling drug, cholesterol fighter Lipitor, has cost its drug revenues dearly.

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Related Topix: Cholesterol, Medicine, Health, Celebrex, Celecoxib (generic), Pain

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hispanic Business

New Findings from Department of Nephrology Update Understanding of...

Pharmacotherapy with mTOR inhibitors aggravates dyslipidemia, thus necessitating lipid-lowering therapy with fluvastatin, pravastatin, or atorvastatin."

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Related Topix: Nephrology, Medicine, Fluvastatin (generic), Lescol, Lescol XL, Pravachol, Pravastatin (generic), Cholesterol, Health

Forbes.com

Niacin, Heart Disease And The Fallacy That All Older Drugs Are Safe And Effective

Back in the late 1990s, I became concerned that my LDL cholesterol levels were getting too high.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Niacin (generic), Niaspan, Niacor, Heart Disease, Health, Cholesterol, Life, Food, Dieting

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Town Talk

Studies see new risks for cholesterol drug niacin

New details from two studies reveal more side effects from niacin, a drug that hundreds of thousands of Americans take for cholesterol problems and general heart health.

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Related Topix: Niacin (generic), Niaspan, Niacor, Cholesterol, Health

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Hispanic Business

Groupe Athena, Inc Sets Release Date for Year End Financials Release, Reiterates Revenue Guidance

As previously announced, the initial license application will be for the manufacture and sale of 10 and 20 mg Atorvastatin.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Marketing

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Personal Injury Law News

Lipitor Lawsuits Continue to Be Filed in South Carolina Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

The Firm is actively investigating Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed Type 2 diabetes due to their use of the cholesterol-lowering statin.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cholesterol, Health

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Stock Market Review

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Americans taking Niacin to help reduce cholesterol and for general heart health, are now told the drug could be too risky for routine use.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Niacin (generic), Niaspan, Niacor, Cholesterol, Health

Thu Jul 17, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

No benefit, more risks found with niacin

Millions of Americans take the drug niacin. It's often prescribed in combination with statins like Lipitor to lower cholesterol.

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Related Topix: Niacin (generic), Niaspan, Niacor, Cholesterol, Health

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Sunherald.com

Studies see new risks for cholesterol drug niacin

New details from two studies reveal more side effects from niacin, a drug that hundreds of thousands of Americans take for cholesterol problems and general heart health.

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Related Topix: Niacin (generic), Niaspan, Niacor, Cholesterol, Health

US News & World Report

What to Do When You Disagree With Your Doctor

Being selective when choosing a physician and asking family and friends for recommendations can cut down on disagreements with your doctor.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cholesterol, Health, Life, Food, Dieting

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Cardiovascular Diabetology

Effects of pitavastatin versus atorvastatin on the peripheral...

BackgroundCirculating endothelial progenitor cells reflect endothelial repair capacity and may be a significant marker for the clinical outcomes of cardiovascular disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Lipids in Health and Disease

Metformin enhances nitric oxide production and diminishes Rho Kinase...

Rho kinase over-activation is associated with nitric oxide reduction and atherosclerosis.

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Related Topix: Atherosclerosis, Medicine, Health, Cholesterol, Life, Food, Dieting

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Pill look different? Shape and color changes may prompt lapses

Do size matter? A new study says that when the form a prescription medication comes in changes, patients more often lapse in taking it.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine

Mashable

Harvard, Oxford Face-Off Over Benefits of Cholesterol Drugs

Maximart pharmacist Diane Yu picks out the prescription drug Lipitor for cholesterol at the pharmacy she works at in Palo Alto, Calif., Friday, Dec. 14, 2007.

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Related Topix: Cholesterol, Health, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Harvard University

Kevin, M.D.

Treating hepatitis C: Is sofosbuvir worth it?

In 2011, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg remarked upon a "new direction in the treatment of hepatitis C," as a success rate of approximately 70% marked a significant improvement over the previous rate of approximately 50%, and suggested a cure was in sight.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Food and Drug Administration

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Psychology Today

A Call For Elevated Science and Honorable Dialogue

In my essay "Is This Science or Censorship?" I recounted how new guidelines advising use of cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins for the primary prevention of heart disease is at the center of heated debate.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cholesterol, Health, Opinion

Mon Jul 07, 2014

OpEdNews

Three Sneaky New Ways Big Pharma Is Churning Profits in 2014

If you are like most people, you have been watching "Ask Your Doctor" drug ads on TV for years.

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Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Depression, Cholesterol, Erectile Dysfunction

Customer Interaction Solutions

Research and Markets: Global Hypercholesterolemia Market 2014-2018...

This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global Hypercholesterolemia market for the period 2014-2018.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Tue Jul 01, 2014

HeraldSun.com

Black pepper saves life in an emergency

Q. I am writing to tell you how your advice helped solve a near tragedy. My husband and I were recently on a trip to Mongolia in a very remote location when he hit his leg on the sharp corner of a metal wood stove.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Zocor, Simvastatin (generic), Cholesterol, Health, Pain, Durham, NC

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