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The Wichita Eagle
Statins may lead some patients to pig out: Study
HOLD FOR RELEASE UNTIL 8:30 P.M. EDT ON THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014; THIS STORY MAY NOT BE PUBLISHED, BROADCAST OR POSTED ONLINE BEFORE 8:30 P.M. EDT ON THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014 - FILE - This June 14, 2011 file photo shows the drug Lipitor at Medco Health Solutions Inc., in Willingboro, N.J. In a study published online Thursday, April 4, 2014 in JAMA ... (more)
Wed Apr 23, 2014
What do European doctors say about our guidelines for statins?
In November of last year the American Heart Association released to recommendations on who should be taking statins , the most common medicines we use to control cholesterol levels.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Prescription Drug Coverage Under Obamacare —Do You Need to Worry?
In 2013 some Americans will start choosing health insurance plans offered by the new state-run health insurance exchanges.
Statins Litigation Summary
Lawsuits against Pfizer were recently certified into MDL 2502 before U.S. District Judge Richard M. Gergel in South Carolina.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
People's Pharmacy: Statins can cause peripheral neuropathy
I have a family history of high cholesterol, and my internist prescribed Lipitor many years ago.
The Globe and Mail
Is your medication depleting your nutrient reserve?
Cholesterol treatment drug Lipitor gets poured and counted at a drug store in Toronto in this file photo.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Pfizer considers $100 billion bid for AstraZeneca: report
The paper cited senior investment bankers and industry sources saying that informal conversations about a deal had taken place between the two but that no talks were currently under way after AstraZeneca resisted the approach.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
To Your Good Health: After traumatic brain injury, recovery will take time, patience
Q: Four months ago, I was in an automobile accident and suffered severe injuries -- a collapsed lung, broken ribs, a broken lumbar spine, broken/damaged teeth and mild traumatic brain injury.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Lipids in Health and Disease
Synergistic effects of colchicine combined with atorvastatin in rats with hyperlipidemia
Inflammation and endothelial dysfunction is implicated in the atherosclerosis initiation and progression in the setting of hyperlipidemia.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Prescription Drug Spending Climbs In 2013
Total U.S. prescription drug spending climbed more than 3 percent last year, propelled in part by fewer patent expirations that would have allowed for cheaper generic alternatives, according to the data firm IMS Health.
Novartis AG Overtakes Pfizer Inc. As Top Drug Company
A robust sales year for three of Novartis Corp.'s medications allowed the firm to pass reeling Pfizer Inc. for the top spot on Modern Healthcare's annual list of largest publicly traded pharmaceutical companies.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Two Things You Must Know About Pfizer
One of the world's largest research-based pharmaceutical company, Pfizer , is providing the public with a feeling of irony.
The Motley Fool
The Cost to Treat Cholesterol Plummets, But Will It Last?
Every year, Express Scripts crunches the previous year's data to uncover payer spending trends.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Novartis overtakes Pfizer as top drug company
A robust sales year for three of Novartis' medications allowed the firm to pass reeling Pfizer for the top spot on Modern Healthcare's annual list of largest publicly traded pharmaceutical companies .
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Study Results from National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and ...
The HMGR gene from Leishmania donovani was cloned and expressed." Our news editors obtained a quote from the research from the , "Genome analysis of L. donovani revealed that HMGR gene having an open reading frame of 1305 bp encodes a putative protein of 434 amino acids.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Lipitor could be sold over the counter
Right now, Lipitor is only available with a prescription and requires a doctor to monitor a patient's blood cholesterol levels and side effects.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Ranbaxy bathes in Sunshine
Mumbai, April 7: Anlysts believe Sun Pharma owner Dilip Shanghvi possesses the Midas touch to turn around Ranbaxy, especially its travails in the US on quality issues.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Marin Independent Journal
Dr. Bill Elliott: New guidelines downplay cholesterol levels
THE PAST 12 MONTHS have been quite eventful for those of us who practice in primary care.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Effects of Atorvastatin on Early Recurrent Ischemic Events in Acute...
Effects of Atorvastatin on Early Recurrent Ischemic Events in Acute Coronary Syndromes: The MIRACL Study: A Randomized Controlled Trial-Correction 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.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Half of U.S. adults ages 40 to 75 are eligible for cholesterol-lowering drugs
This 2011 photo provided by Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc. shows bottles of Atorvastatin calcium tablets, a generic form of Lipitor that is sold under a deal with Pfizer.