Sunday Feb 23
Which lipid measurement should we monitor? An analysis of the LIPID study
Objectives To evaluate the optimal lipid to measure in monitoring patients, we assessed three factors that influence the choice of monitoring tests: clinical validity; responsiveness to therapy changes and the size of the long-term 'signal-to-noise' ratio.Design Longitudinal analyses of repeated lipid measurement over 5a ...years.Setting Subsidiary ... (more)
Esperion Therapeutics Names Mark E. McGovern, M.D., FACC, FACP, Director
Dr. McGovern will serve as a Class I director with a term of office expiring at the 2014 annual meeting of stockholders.
Cost of Generic Drugs Soaring Due toIncreased Demand from Obamacare
The pervasive use of generic over brand-name medications was anticipated to be a money-saver, but recently prices are soaring, even up 6,000 percent for some common drugs that were once fairly low-cost.
Drug Costs Are Spiking and It's Not Clear Why
Drug costs are rising, but in the opaque world of health care pricing, figuring out what's driving the increase has become difficult-if not impossible.
People's Pharmacy: Weather extremes can affect mail-order prescriptions
How safe are mail-order drugs after sitting in a metal mailbox during summer heat or winter cold? I take lisinopril for high blood pressure and pravastatin to lower cholesterol.