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  1. Drug companies using doctors, discount cards to skirt generic substitutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | CBC News

    At his family medicine clinic in downtown Toronto , Dr. Nav Persaud refuses to hand out the drug coupon cards. It's a sales promotion that's happening right in the doctor's office.

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  2. Amgen enjoys 51% spike in Q1 profitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | The China Post

    Amgen Inc. boosted its first-quarter profit by 51 percent, thanks to surging drug sales and ongoing cost cuts designed to free up cash for an unprecedented burst of new product launches. Meanwhile, it has assembled a new sales group to market its first drug in the growing cardiovascular market, just-approved chronic heart failure treatment Corlanor.

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  3. Amgen tops estimates with 51% spike in 1Q profitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Modern Healthcare

    Amgen boosted its first-quarter profit by 51%, thanks to surging drug sales and ongoing cost cuts designed to free up cash for an unprecedented burst of new product launches. The huge biologic drugmaker on Tuesday beat Wall Street forecasts and raised its profit forecast for this year.

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  4. Amgen tops estimates with 51 percent spike in 1Q profitRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | KDWN

    Amgen Inc. boosted its first-quarter profit by 51 percent, thanks to surging drug sales and ongoing cost cuts designed to free up cash for an unprecedented burst of new product launches. Meanwhile, it has assembled a new sales group to market its first drug in the growing cardiovascular market, just-approved chronic heart failure treatment Corlanor.

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  5. Amgen tops estimates, grows profit 51%Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    THE price of Australian consumer goods and services rose 0.2 per cent in the March quarter, fuelling expectations of an interest rate cut in May. CANADA has an impressive new achievement to add to its list, next to Cirque du Soleil, ice hockey and Justin Bieber. WEALTHY retirees and workers on more than $250,000 will be targeted by Bill Shorten in a new tax plan if Labor wins the next election.

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  6. Can Statins Cause Diabetes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Men's Journal

    Statins may increase your risk of type 2 diabetes by 46 percent, a new study finds. Finnish researchers tracked the health of nearly 9,000 men, none of whom had diabetes at the beginning of the study.

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  7. Study finds increased risk of type 2 diabetes with statin useRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Medical News Today

    A new study published in the journal Diabetologia finds the use of statins - drugs commonly used to lower cholesterol - may significantly increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, and that this risk remains even after accounting for confounding factors, including age, smoking status and body mass index. The researchers found statin therapy was associated with a 46% increased risk of type 2 diabetes, even after adjustment for confounding factors.

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  8. Study shows that use of statins increases risk of developing diabetes ...Read the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Medical News Today

    Researchers investigate the effects of statin treatment on the risk of type 2 diabetes and deterioration of blood sugar control New research published in Diabetologia shows that use of statins is associated with a 46% increase in the risk of developing diabetes, even after adjustment for confounding factors. The study is by Professor Markku Laakso, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital, Finland, and colleagues.

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  9. Lipitor Lawsuits Mount, as New Court Report Shows More Than 100...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | PRWeb

    Bernstein Liebhard LLP is representing Lipitor lawsuit plaintiffs in the federal proceeding established in District of South Carolina for product liability claims alleging the statin medication causes Type 2 diabetes. Our Firm is representing clients in this proceeding, and our legal staff continues to receive requests for case evaluations from individuals who allegedly developed diabetes due to Lipitor.

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  10. Study Finds Statins Increase Diabetes Risk by 46%Read the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | P&T Community

    New research published in Diabetologia , the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, shows that the use of statins is associated with a 46% increase in the risk of developing diabetes, even after adjustments for confounding factors. The study was conducted in Finland.

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  11. Brush Your Teeth To Save Your Heart: Oral Infections Increase Inflammation In Cardiovascular DiseaseRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | Medical Daily

    It's well established that keeping your teeth clean and your gums healthy not only benefits your smile, but has a huge impact on your overall health. Now, a new study published in Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism reminds us of the importance of oral health - particularly when it comes to heart disease.

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  12. Brush your teeth regularly to avoid a heart attack later in lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    A review of recent research supports a link between mouth bacteria and inflammation in the heart, both of which could be controlled by the cholesterol-busting drug atorvastatin. A high dose of the commonly prescribed medication which boosts blood levels of anti-inflammatory fats called lipoxins and resolvins prevents both gum and heart disease in humans, and even reverses it.

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  13. I Spent Eight Years Bashing A Heart Drug. Now I Wonder: Should I Take It?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Forbes.com

    Over the past eight years I've written more than 100 stories criticizing a drug called ezetimibe, which is sold by itself under the brand name Zetia and in combination with an older drug under the brand Vytorin. When I started off, in 2006, it was just " the Vytorin question: " did these drugs prevent heart attacks as well as older medicines like Lipitor? Their makers, Merck and Schering-Plough, had delayed analyzing a study that hinted the answer was no.

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  14. Study shows that use of statins increases risk of developing diabetes by 46%Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | PhysOrg Weblog

    New research published in Diabetologia shows that use of statins is associated with a 46% increase in the risk of developing diabetes, even after adjustment for confounding factors. The study is by Professor Markku Laakso, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital, Finland, and colleagues.

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  15. Comparing the costs of prescription drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | ABC Action News

    People who regularly take a prescription medication spend more than 700 dollars a year on average for drugs. To help you keep more of that money in your pocket -- Consumer Report checked out almost 200 pharmacies.

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  16. Visit-to-visit LDL-C variability predicts cardiac event riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Visit-to-visit variability in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol can independently predict cardiovascular events in individuals with coronary artery disease, according to a study published in the April 21 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology . Sripal Bangalore, M.D., from the New York University School of Medicine in New York City, and colleagues examined the role of visit-to-visit variability in LDL-C levels on cardiovascular outcomes.

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  17. U.S. Prescription Drug Spending Rose 13% in 2014Read the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | P&T Community

    U.S. spending on prescription medications jumped 13% to $374 billion in 2014, the biggest percentage increase since 2001, as demand surged for expensive new breakthrough hepatitis C treatments, according to a new report from the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics. Demand for newer cancer and multiple sclerosis treatments; price increases on branded medications, particularly insulin products for diabetes; and the entry of few new generic versions of big-selling drugs also contributed to the double-digit spending rise in 2014, the report finds.

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  18. Drs. Oz and Roizen: Metabolic syndrome can lead to diabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    Q: I just read that taking statins can cause diabetes, which can seriously increase my risk for heart disease. I thought statins were supposed to reduce my risk.

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  19. Statins May Cut Heart Disease Risk in HIV-Positive PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | POZ

    Research increasingly suggests that statins can prevent the advancement of coronary atherosclerosis, which is the hardening and narrowing of arteries leading to the heart, among HIV-positive people, aidsmap reports. Two randomized controlled trials presented at the 2015 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Seattle, one concerning Lipitor and the other Crestor , each found that taking statins will yield such health benefits.

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  20. What Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Can Do to Increase Shareholder Value?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Learn Bonds

    Pfizer Inc. has been the hardest hit among pharmaceutical majors when it comes to patent expirations. In the last five years, cholesterol-fighting blockbuster Lipitor was exposed to generic competition; so were Celebrex, Detrol, and Spiriva.

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