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Applied Clinical Trials
Era-Edta Congress 2013: Late Breaking Clinical Trials
The congress of the ERA-EDTA is the biggest congress in By SFP-iron administration, the ESA dose could be reduced by 35% while maintaining stable Hb levels.
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The American Journal of Managed Care
Trends in Statin Treatment Costs and Potential Impact of Novel Therapies
Anthony Palmieri, RPh, PharmD, MBA; Alla Stavnitser, BS; Nisha V. Patel, PharmD; Ashley R. Miller, PharmD; Olga S. Matlin, PhD; and Steven M. Kymes, PhD Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States.
Mon May 20, 2013
Web Exclusive: Vitamin B 3 (Niacin) Can Help Control Cholesterol
Cholesterol drugs account for some of the greatest profit sources ever developed by the pharmacological industry.
Actavis buying Warner Chilcott in $8.5B deal
Actavis is buying Warner Chilcott in an all-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion that would create the third-biggest specialty pharmaceutical company in the U.S. market.
Sun May 19, 2013
Mushroom garlic linguine is elegant comfort food
Liberty Market has locally-grown, organic mushrooms from Thacker's Mushrooms . Because mushrooms suck up any toxins in their growing environment, it is especially critical to know where your mushrooms come from, and to purchase organically grown mushrooms.
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The 3 Deadliest Diseases in the U.S.
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Statin Users May Have a Reason to Rejoice After This Data
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Sat May 18, 2013
The Orlando Sentinel
Dr. Richard Bosshardt: Niacin can boost effectiveness of cholesterol-lowering drugs
Question: I have been on medications for my cholesterol but, so far, the improvement has not been enough.
Medical News Today
Statins May Reduce Exercise Benefits For Obese Adults
Main Category: Statins Also Included In: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness ; Sports Medicine / Fitness Article Date: 18 May 2013 - 0:00 PDT Statins, the most widely prescribed drugs worldwide, are often suggested to lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease in individuals with obesity , diabetes and metabolic syndrome, which is a combination of ... (more)
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Pick Your Poison: Overweight or High Cholesterol
Overweight and have high cholesterol? You may have to pick one to work on at a time, according to data from the lab of John Thyfault, an associate professor of nutrition and exercise physiology at University of Missouri.
A prescription for unrest: Why Alberta's demand for cheap generic...
Pharmacist Shane St. Arnault owns the pharmacy in Redwater and says the province's demand for lower drug prices may force him to further reduce services and cut his hours.
Thu May 16, 2013
Pfizer Puts Lipitor Site Up For Sale as Patent Expiration Causes Over-Capacity
The plant that manufactures the API for Lipitor is the third Irish facility to be sold by Pfizer as patent expiration and lower sales have caused a redundancy in operations.
Wed May 15, 2013
Personal Injury Law News
Lipitor Diabetes Lawsuits on the Rise
Recently a South Carolina woman filed a product liability lawsuit against Pfizer, claiming that the cholesterol drug Lipitor side effect caused her to develop diabetes.
Diabetes Self Management
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Cholesterol-lowering drug may reduce exercise benefits for obese adults, MU study finds
John Thyfault, University of Missouri, an associate professor in the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, found that the popular cholesterol-lowering drug simvastatin reduced the positive benefits of exercise for... COLUMBIA, Mo.
Tue May 14, 2013
High-Dose Statin Therapy in Patients with Stable Coronary Artery...
Clinicians need to identify coronary artery disease patients for whom the benefits of high-dose versus usual-dose statin therapy outweigh potential harm.
Ranbaxy Pays $500 Million Fine for Selling Bad Batches of Generic Medicines
Ranbaxy, a subsidiary of Japanese pharmaceutical company Daiichi Sankyo, has paid a $500 million fine and pled guilty to selling adulterated drugs manufactured in India .
KSAT-TV San Antonio
Rx price check: Blockbuster generics vary widely
A price check of five blockbuster drugs that now have generics on the market, including Lipitor for cholesterol and the blood-thinner Plavix, shows significant price differences depending on which pharmacy you shop.
Grapefruit and prescription meds, when are they safe to mix?
Doctors advise patients who take statin drugs and some other medication to refrain from drinking grapefruit juice or eating the fruit.
What Benefits Contributes to The Huge Consumption of Soybean Oil
Soybean oil is a vegetable oil extracted from the seeds of the soybean. It is by far the most widely used oil or fat according to the report that world soy oil production is almost three times that of second-place sunflower oil or third-place butter.