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  1. A new way to save on prescription drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... In a comparison between GoodRx, OneRx and LowestMed of prices for Atorvastain Calcium - a drug used to lower cholesterol, known by the brand-name Lipitor - LowestMed offered the cheapest prices with its coupons. And factors beyond price, such as ...

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  2. Re-Evaluation Of LDL Cholesterol-Level Impacts Could Benefit Amarin's VascepaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Seeking Alpha

    A new study shows that elevated LDL cholesterol levels are at least neutral but could even be beneficial to health in people over 60 years old. This could lead to reduced treatment populations for some lipid-control medications that lower LDL cholesterol in conjunction with triglycerides.

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  3. India's Drug Approvals Near Record Despite FDA Inspection BlitzRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Washington Post

    ... the companies last year, when Glenmark won approval for a generic version of Merck & Co.'s $2.5 billion a year cholesterol drug Zetia, and Aurobindo got the go-ahead for a generic version of heart-disease drug Integrilin. On Wednesday, Sun Pharma, ...

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  4. Law and Order? - Bristol-Myers-Squibb Settles Case Alleging Fraud and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Health Care Renewal

    ... Among the many medicines for which doctors were persuaded to write more prescriptions were the Pravachol cholesterol pill; the Plavix blood thinner; the Abilify antipsychotic; the Glucophage diabetes treatment; and the BuSpar antianxiety drug. A ...

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  5. Eating unlimited amounts of healthy fats significantly slashes risk...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | NewsTarget.com

    ... The findings run counter to the common belief promoted in the U.S. that a healthy diet means cutting down on cholesterol and increasing the consumption of carbohydrates. In fact, Big Pharma would like for you to believe that you should take ...

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  6. In Focus BlogJudge Denies Order to Keep Generic Crestor Competitors Off the MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The American Journal of Managed Care

    AstraZeneca is trying to invoke the orphan drug law to protect its blockbuster, on the grounds it is approved to treat a rare pediatric condition. AstraZeneca won't be able to keeps generic versions of Crestor off the market while it sues to shield its blockbuster cholesterol drug from competition, a federal judge has ruled.

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  7. ChromaDex Clinical Trial Studying NIAGEN Well Underway, With Eight...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | GlobeNewswire

    ... group receive between 100-1000mg per day. Additional endpoints investigated include: C-reactive protein, total cholesterol, LDL, HDL and triglycerides and amino acid panels, NAD+ levels in muscle, mitochondrial biomarkers, and the effects of NR on ...

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  8. Judge refuses to block generic versions of AstraZeneca's CrestorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A U.S. judge on Tuesday refused to issue a temporary restraining order blocking the approval of new generic versions of AstraZeneca's blockbuster cholesterol drug Crestor in the United States. REUTERS: A U.S. judge on Tuesday refused to issue a temporary restraining order blocking the approval of new generic versions of AstraZeneca's blockbuster cholesterol drug Crestor in the United States.

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  9. American Heart Association says Fluctuations in "Bad" Cholesterol ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Clarksville Online

    Greater fluctuations in "bad" cholesterol levels may be linked to worse cognitive function in elderly adults, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation. In a study of European adults age 70 to 82 years old, researchers found that greater fluctuations in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol , or "bad" cholesterol, are associated with lower cognitive performance.

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  10. Higher Visit-to-Visit Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Variability ...Read the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Circulation

    ... (J.W.J.). Background: Recently, it was shown that intraindividual variation in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) predicts both cerebrovascular and cardiovascular events. We aimed to examine whether this extends to cognitive function and ...

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  11. Could yo-yo dieting increase your risk of dementia? Fluctuating...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Daily Mail

    The medical community has long advised people to keep their levels of 'bad cholesterol' from fatty and sugary foods to a minimum. According to experts at the American Heart Association, fluctuations affect blood flow to the brain - a process which could lead to memory loss and even Alzheimer's.

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  12. Be proactive to promote heart healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | The Daily Republic

    ... with a family history of heart disease as well as those who are obese, smokers, diabetic and those who have high cholesterol or high blood pressure. Get your lipids (cholesterol) and blood pressure regularly checked, as your doctor recommends. Those ...

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  13. iHealthcareAnalyst, Inc. Announced Dyslipidemia Drugs Market to Reach ...Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 16 | PR.com

    ... The major effects of the lipid lowering drugs include lowering of serum low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels which are believed to predispose to atherosclerosis and its complications, acute myocardial infarction, cerebrovascular ischemic ...

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  14. The role of atorvastatin on the restenosis process post-PTA in a diabetic rabbit modelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | BioMed Central

    ... (CoA) reductase inhibitors, have both anti-inflammatory and anti-proliferative properties irrespective of their cholesterol-lowering effects [ ]. For these reasons, it is clinically used as a routine treatment for PVD patients undergoing PTA to ...

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  15. Meta-analysis of the effect of nicotinic acid alone or in combination ...Read the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. High-density lipoprotein cholesterol concentration is a strong predictor of cardiovascular events in both naA ve and statin-treated patients.

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  16. Lowering cholesterolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | KOAT-TV

    ... . THAT MEANS THEY CAN CONTAIN TOXINS, THEY DON'T HAVE TO CONTAIN RED YEAST RICE. I THINK IT'S A BAD WAY TO TREAT CHOLESTEROL. DIET EXERCISE, AND IF YOU NEED STATIN DRUGS TAKE THEM. BUT RED YEAST RICE IS NO SOLUTION EVEN THOUGH IT SEEMS

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  17. Can Advanced Lipid and Lipoprotein(a) Test Predict a Heart Attack?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | News Max

    Advanced lipid and lipoprotein testing has been shown in some studies to indicate higher risk for heart attacks. This type of advanced testing is more specific than other tests like cholesterol testing and can give doctors more specific information about heart disease risk.

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  18. simvastatin, ZocorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | MedicineNet

    ... at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. USES: Simvastatin is used for reducing total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, and triglycerides , and for increasing HDL cholesterol. In patients with coronary heart disease , diabetes , peripheral ...

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  19. Mechanisms triggering excess antibody production during chronic infectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... the brain and spinal cord in just 24 hours, a new Griffith University and Bond University study has found. The cholesterol medicine simvastatin, which is one of the most commonly used pharmaceuticals in the world, also has a beneficial effect on the ...

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  20. Discovery of a new defense system against microbial pathogensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... the brain and spinal cord in just 24 hours, a new Griffith University and Bond University study has found. The cholesterol medicine simvastatin, which is one of the most commonly used pharmaceuticals in the world, also has a beneficial effect on the ...

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