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  1. Fibrates May Be Better Option Than Statins for SomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News-Review

    DEAR DOCTOR: My friends and I are all getting older, and I've noticed that some of them are on statins to lower their cholesterol. My doctor chose a fibrate for me, Lopid .

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  2. Chef Wendell: Preventing heart attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    ... - Soluble fiber 3-4 servings of legumes each week: lentils, kidney beans, Lima beans, chickpeas help remove LDL cholesterol from your system. Fresh Produce: (green, red and yellow) 7-9 portions - Avocados, asparagus, pomegranate, broccoli, ...

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  3. How Well Do You Know the Grapefruit Drug Interaction?Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | Pharmacy Times

    ... and psoralen, which cause redness and increase skin cancer risk after sun exposure.2 Bergamot oil contains anti-cholesterol compounds; these compounds worsen bergamottin's statin-boosting effects.3 Earl Grey tea, certain fruit jams (e.g. containing ...

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  4. at the press club, kambraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Your Democracy

    ... In regard to sciences, Inglis talked about trust in scientists, like trusting your doctor. "You have high blood cholesterol so take Lipitor" says the doc. You trust the advice but forget to ask the real source of your predicament nor asks questions ...

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  5. A New Frontier for Reverse Cholesterol Transport [Editorial]Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Circulation

    ... HDL as a molecule with multiple functions that can be differentiated from simple measures of HDL-C mass. Reverse cholesterol transport (RCT) is a pivotal pathway involved in the return of excess cholesterol from peripheral tissues to the liver for ...

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  6. Esperion Provides Bempedoic Acid Development Program Update; Reports...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | BioSpace

    Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. , the lipid management company focused on developing and commercializing convenient, complementary, cost-effective, once-daily, oral therapies for the treatment of patients with elevated low density lipoprotein cholesterol , today provided bempedoic acid development program updates and financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2016. "Last year, Esperion was focused on building a strong foundation for the development and initiation of our global pivotal Phase 3 clinical development program for bempedoic acid, which the team successfully initiated, including the CLEAR Outcomes cardiovascular outcomes trial," said Tim M. Mayleben, president and chief executive officer of Esperion.

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  7. Is shrimp high in cholesterol? Nutritional and heart health informationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Medical News Today

    Eating shrimp as part of a balanced diet is not only safe but can offer a person several key nutrients. However, after years of research and better understanding of what contributes to heart disease and higher cholesterol, scientists now consider eating shrimp to be an excellent addition to a well-rounded diet.

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  8. Effects of Vascular and Nonvascular Adverse Events and of...Read the original story

    Jul 19, 2016 | Circulation

    ... cardiovascular disease, the addition of extended-release niacin with laropiprant to statin-based LDL cholesterol-lowering therapy did not significantly reduce the risk of major vascular events and increased the risks of a range of serious adverse ...

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  9. Florida Health Plans Reject Nearly Half of Claims for High Cholesterol TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Capital Soup

    The Institute for Patient Access today released a new Health Plan Coverage Report Card highlighting the rates at which Florida insurers deny patients coverage for advanced cholesterol-lowering drugs known as PCSK9 inhibitors. The report card reveals that health plans reject nearly one out of every two claims submitted for coverage of prescribed PCSK9 inhibitors.

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  10. Doctor's Orders: 10 Essential Steps to Lower TriglyceridesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The New York Observer

    ... carbohydrates and fat may cause you to have high triglycerides, putting you at risk of a heart attack or stroke. Cholesterol and triglycerides are different types of fat that circulate in the blood. Triglycerides store unused calories and provide ...

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  11. Big dangers of mixing medicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    ... drug may rise, leading to toxicity. This interaction can occur with the commonly used statins to lower cholesterol, like atorvastatin, lovastatin, or simvastatin. The result can be muscle pain, or even severe muscle injury known as rhabdomyolysis . ...

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  12. Global Dyslipidemia Treatment Market Analysis: Drug Classes, Growth...Read the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | PR.com

    ... Resins, Fibric Acid and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Derivatives, Niacin, Statins, and Other Drugs - Combination Drugs and Cholesterol Absorption Inhibitors) 2016-2020 Maryland Heights, MO, February 17, 2017 --( PR.com )-- The global dyslipidemia drugs market ...

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  13. OTC Supplements for the Management of High CholesterolRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | US Pharmacist

    Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of mortality and morbidity in the United States, with coronary artery disease being the number-one cause of death.1 Dyslipidemia is a major contributor to the development of CAD and other forms of atherosclerosis; individuals with high total cholesterol levels have about twice the risk for heart disease.

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  14. Preparing Uziza soup the South Eastern wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Vanguard

    ... that it is a natural antioxidant. It acts as anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, etc. It can help to lower body's cholesterol levels and contains mainly vitamins A, C, E, K, niacin and carotene; and traces of minerals such as iron, calcium, phosphorous.

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  15. Effects of Vascular and Nonvascular Adverse Events and of...Read the original story

    Jul 19, 2016 | Circulation

    ... cardiovascular disease, the addition of extended-release niacin with laropiprant to statin-based LDL cholesterol-lowering therapy did not significantly reduce the risk of major vascular events and increased the risks of a range of serious adverse ...

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  16. New Study Seeks Safety Answers For High Cholesterol Treatments During PregnancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | PRWeb

    I think it's very valuable to participate in this research so I can feel confident I am taking the best steps to ensure a healthy pregnancy. Just in time for February's American Heart Month, MotherToBaby, a service of the international non-profit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists that is dedicated to providing evidence-based information to mothers, health care professionals, and the general public about medications during pregnancy, has launched a new observational study of high cholesterol and the medications used to treat it in pregnancy.

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  17. Investing Rookie? Start With These 3 StocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Fox News

    ... After years of sluggish sales following the expiration of patents protecting Lipitor, Pfizer's top-selling cholesterol drug, the company is getting back to growth. If that growth continues, cost-saving moves during the lean times could give Pfizer ...

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  18. Pleiotropic Effects of Statins on the Cardiovascular SystemRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2017 | Circulation

    ... years to prevent coronary artery disease and stroke. Their primary mechanism of action is the lowering of serum cholesterol through inhibiting hepatic cholesterol biosynthesis thereby upregulating the hepatic low-density lipoprotein (LDL) receptors ...

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  19. Implications of Recent Clinical Trials for the National Cholesterol...Read the original story

    Jul 13, 2004 | Circulation

    The Adult Treatment Panel III of the National Cholesterol Education Program issued an evidence-based set of guidelines on cholesterol management in 2001. Since the publication of ATP III, 5 major clinical trials of statin therapy with clinical end points have been published.

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  20. Mediterranean Approach to Improving High-Density Lipoprotein Function [Editorials]Read the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | Circulation

    The complex interrelationships among diet, high-density lipoprotein , and cardiovascular risk have been a topic of great interest for decades. HDL cholesterol levels are strongly inversely associated with cardiovascular disease .

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