8 hrs ago
Personal Injury Law News
South Carolina Litigation Adds 200 Lipitor Lawsuits in a Month, as...
The Firm is evaluating potential Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed Lipitor diabetes injuries after taking the cholesterol-lowering statin drug.
15 hrs ago
Statin standoff: Does rosuvastatin tip the balance in diabetic patients?
"Statins have been shown to slightly increase the risk of new-onset diabetes but few studies have been done to investigate their impact on existing diabetes.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Medical News Today
New national guidelines can improve the way statin drugs are...
The research, recently published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology , also showed the new guidelines produce only a modest increase in the number of patients being given the drugs.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
UPDATE 1-Amgen seeks U.S. approval of new cholesterol-fighting drug
Amgen Inc said on Thursday it applied to U.S. health regulators to sell its cholesterol fighter, evolocumab, becoming the first company to seek approval of a medicine from a closely watched new class of potent heart drugs.
Applied Clinical Trials
Amgen Announces Positive Top-Line Results From Phase 3 YUKAWA-2 Trial ...
Patients were randomized to one of eight treatment groups to compare subcutaneous evolocumab with subcutaneous placebo when added to different daily doses of atorvastatin.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
New statin guidelines are an improvement, Yale study shows
New national guidelines can improve the way statin drugs are prescribed to patients at risk for cardiovascular disease, a Yale University study has found.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Tonix Could Match Pfizer's Biggest Drug's Best Market
Tough Times After Lipitor Pfizer is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, but it has had a rough few years since its best selling drug Lipitor came off patent in 2011.
Effect of High-Dose Atorvastatin on Renal Function in Subjects With...
Department of Neurology and Stroke Center, Paris-Diderot Sorbonne University, Paris, France ; Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN ; Division of Nephrology and Hypertension Center, USC/Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA ; Department of Neurology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC ; Department of Neurology, ... (more)
Mon Aug 18, 2014
People's Pharmacy: Statins may have neurological side effects
Years ago, my mother, who was a nurse, used Vicks VapoRub almost as a cure-all for us children.
Statin drugs may help fight Ebola
Statin medications used to treat people with heart disease and diabetes may help fight Ebola , according to physicians writing an editorial in a recent edition of the New York Times .
Sun Aug 17, 2014
The Town Talk
Roach: Some statins can cause memory lossRoach: Some statins can...
Roach: Some statins can cause memory loss Dear Dr. Roach: I have been taking Lipitor for high cholesterol.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
San Fernando Sun
We Can Do Much to Hold Down Medication Costs
Recently, the National Institutes of Health urged physicians to prescribe a water pill, called hydrochlorothiazide, as the initial treatment for hypertension.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
The preventive effect of atorvastatin on atrial fibrillation: a...
A number of clinical and experimental studies have investigated the effect of atorvastatin on atrial fibrillation , but the results are equivocal.
Personal Injury Law News
Lipitor Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Growing Number of...
The Firm is evaluating Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed Type 2 diabetes due to their use of the cholesterol-lowering statin.
US News & World Report
Should You Be Taking a Statin?
With new guidelines for the prevention of heart disease, the number of people using statin - a cholesterol-lowering drug - is projected to double.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Time To Panic Over Lipitor Litigation?
Lipitor is the best selling prescription drug ever and one of the most advertised drugs.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Lipitor Lawsuits Among Women Soar in Past 5 Months
Lawsuits by U.S. women who blame Lipitor for their type 2 diabetes have soared over the past 5 months, from 56 to nearly 1000 cases representing 4000 women, according to a Reuters investigation.
Thousands of women sue Pfizer over Lipitor
Thousands of women sue Pfizer over Lipitor . More than 4,000 women in the United States filed lawsuits in federal court claiming Lipitor caused them to develop Type-2 diabetes .
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Synthesis of deuterium-labeled atorvastatin and its metabolites for...
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Fri Aug 08, 2014
Rosuvastatin Activates ATP-Binding Cassette Transporter A1-Dependent...
From the Departments of Cardiology , Molecular Cardiovascular Therapeutics , Biochemistry , and Advanced Therapeutics for Cardiovascular Disease , Fukuoka University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan.