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9 hrs ago |

15 Magic Recipes For Mushrooms

Is there anything more gloriously versatile than the humble mushroom? Not only does it make an excellent substitute for meat for veggies and vegans alike, it's also hearty enough to turn the head of any dedicated carnivore.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian, Dining, Medicine, Health

16 hrs ago | Free Republic

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Gerd, Lipitor, Atorvastatin (generic), Zocor, Simvastatin (generic)

21 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Pfizer's Missed Megadeal Sparks the Dow's Rise

The market opened the week on an upbeat note, with the major stock indices all modestly on the upswing.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Medicine, Health

Yesterday | PhysOrg Weblog

Study clarifies action of potential new class of pain relievers that may benefit, not hurt, the heart

The shows the effects of myeloid cell mPGES-1 deletion on plaque macrophage abundance, less in the myeloid mPGES-1 knockout versus wild type.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, University of Pennsylvania, Inflammation, Heart Disease

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

People's Pharmacy: Statins can cause peripheral neuropathy

I have a family history of high cholesterol, and my internist prescribed Lipitor many years ago.


Related Topix: Health, Lipitor, Atorvastatin (generic), Durham, NC, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer

The American Journal of Managed Care

Adherence to Statins and LDL-Cholesterol Goal Attainment

Margaret D. Chi, MPH; Southida S. Vansomphone, PharmD; In-Lu Amy Liu, MS; T. Craig Cheetham, PharmD, MS; Kelley R. Green, PhD; Ronald D. Scott, MD; and Kristi Reynolds, PhD, MPH To examine the relationship between low-density lipoprotein cholesterol goal attainment and adherence to statin medications in patients with coronary artery disease .


Related Topix: Health, 9

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lipitor, Atorvastatin (generic), Nutrition, Diarrhea, Magnesium, Supplement


Scientists target receptor to treat diabetic retinopathy

Like a daily pill to lower cholesterol can reduce heart attack and stroke risk, an easy-to-use agent that reduces eye inflammation could help save the vision of diabetics, scientists say.


Related Topix: Health, Niacin (generic), Niaspan, Niacor, Medical College of Georgia, Diabetes

Sun Apr 20, 2014


UPDATE 1-Pfizer considers $100 bln bid for AstraZeneca - report

U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has approached British rival AstraZeneca to propose a 60 billion pound takeover, Britain's Sunday Times reported.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Daily Mail

Press: Viagra drug firm Pfizer has made a tentative bid AstraZeneca

Anglo-Swedish drugmaker AstraZeneca could be valued at more than A 60billion after a tentative takeover approach from Viagra manufacturer Pfizer, a press report said today.


Related Topix: Biotech, AstraZeneca Group, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Lung Cancer

Fri Apr 18, 2014

US Pharmacist

Statin May Slow Progression of Multiple Sclerosis

Results of a phase II study published in The Lancet suggest that simvastatin, a generic cholesterol-lowering drug, might be a potential treatment option for the secondary progressive, or chronic, stage of multiple sclerosis , which is currently untreatable.


Related Topix: Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health, Zocor, Simvastatin (generic)

Real Bollywood

Four must eat white vegetables

New York, April 18: If white coloured clothes have a soothing effect on people, eating white vegetables is beneficial too and you should include more of cauliflower and garlic in your diet.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Dieting, Medicine, Health, Supplement, Riboflavin, Potatoes

Bakery & Snacks

An effective strategy for public cardio-metabolic health promotion?...

Using resistant starch-enriched flour in place of regular flour may reduce cholesterol levels in people with metabolic syndrome, report researchers from South Dakota State University.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Metabolic Syndrome, South Dakota State University, Dakota State University, Life, Food, Nutrition

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Lipitor, Atorvastatin (generic), Atherosclerosis, Health, Life, Food, Dieting

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lipitor, Atorvastatin (generic)


Pharmacist-led interventions show high success rates for post-stroke care

A new study from the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry is looking at nurse- and pharmacist-led interventions to improve the standard of care for patients who have suffered minor stroke or transient ischemic attack, also known as "mini stoke."


Related Topix: Stroke, Health

Mon Apr 14, 2014

From Taiwan, A Long Hoped-For Breakthrough In The Fight Against Alzheimer's

Six Taiwan-based scientists have announced what may be a long hoped-for breakthrough in the fight against Alzheimer's disease.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Southeast Asia, World News, Taiwan, Medicine,

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.


Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Lipitor, Atorvastatin (generic), Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Diabetes

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lipitor, Atorvastatin (generic), Healthcare Law, Law, Zetia, Ezetimibe (generic)

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Modern Healthcare

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 .


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lipitor, Atorvastatin (generic), Multiple Sclerosis