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Use of high potency statins and rates of admission for acute kidney...
Use of high potency statins and rates of admission for acute kidney injury: multicenter, retrospective observational analysis of administrative databases.
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The Motley Fool
Top Treatments for High Cholesterol
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4 hrs ago
Study shows commonly prescribed statin drugs and some antibiotics can interact
This undated product image provided by AstraZeneca shows the pharmaceutical company's cholesterol drug Crestor.
7 hrs ago
Statins Plus Certain Antibiotics May Set Off Toxic Reaction: Study
Doctors should avoid ordering certain antibiotics for older patients who take cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, such as Lipitor, Canadian researchers say.
13 hrs ago
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Shorts Are Piling Into These Stocks. Should You Be Worried?
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Sat Jun 15, 2013
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Dr. Roach: Vascular dementia differs from Alzheimer's disease
How does this differ from other forms of dementia? What is the time frame for progression of this illness? -- P.M. Answer: Vascular dementia, also called multi-infarct dementia, is caused by poor blood flow to the brain.
New Report Examines Efforts To Reduce The Impact Of Generic Competition For Popular Drug Lipitor
AARP's Public Policy Institute have released a new Rx Price Watch report examining efforts by Pfizer to reduce the impact of generic competition for the popular anti-cholesterol drug Lipitor.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
"Lonza Group Ltd (LONN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis...
Lonza Group Ltd is a leading supplier of biopharmaceuticals to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
Lipitor Litigation Teleseminar
What is the cancellation policy? No refunds or vouchers for cancellation. Your registration fee may be applied towards the purchase of the audio recording upon request.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Genetic heart disease link under investigation
A genetic mutation that causes coronary disease is under investigation after a higher-than-average number of fatal heart disease cases in the Barossa Valley.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
New Report Examines Efforts to Reduce the Impact of Generic Competition for Popular Drug Lipitor
The report breaks down the unusually aggressive strategy reportedly undertaken by Lipitor's manufacturer before and after the drug's patent expired and discusses how the effort could become a model for other brand name drug manufacturers facing generic competition, ultimately increasing costs for consumers and publicly-funded programs like Medicare ... (more)
Health Benefits Of Peaches: Calories And Other Nutritional Information
The peach, the oh so lovely fruit with only 37 calories, is a perfect summertime snack.
Official Wire News
NJ town to vote on boardwalk ban on saggy pants
The popular Jersey shore resort town will vote Wednesday night on a proposed law that would ban overly saggy pants on the boardwalk.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Abbott Doubled Niaspan U.S. Sales Before Bad Trials Cut Use, Study Shows
Abbott Laboratories aggressively promoted its Niaspan cholesterol treatment, almost tripling U.S. use of the medication, in the seven-year period before studies in 2011 found the drug ineffective, a study found.
Niacin and Heart Disease: Prescriptions Rise, But Evidence ...
Prescriptions for niacin have jumped in recent years, raising questions about whether the more than $900 million the United States now spends yearly on the vitamin is wise, given that it has failed to show benefits for preventing deaths from cardiovascular disease in the last two large clinical trials.
PBS gap a bonanza for chemists
PATIENTS are paying $220 a year too much for the nation's biggest selling medicine because of the government's poor management of the drug subsidy scheme.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Esperion Gets Positive Results From New Study Of Cholesterol Drug
Esperion Therapeutics Inc. Friday announced "positive" results from a Phase 2a clinical study of its product candidate ETC-1002 in patients with high cholesterol and a history of bad reactions to existing statin drugs.
The Motley Fool
The 3 Biggest Risk Factors for a Stroke
Often referred to as "the silent killer," stroke is the fourth-leading cause of the death in the U.S., behind only heart disease, cancer, and chronic lower respiratory diseases.
Detroit Free Press
The proportion of U.S. families who can't keep up with their medical bills declined between 2011 and 2012, according to a report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- from 21.7% in the first six months of 2011 to 20.3% in the first six months of 2012.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Nutrition advice: Cool off with a snack full of healthy summer fruit
Why: Low in calories, not too expensive and it's 92 percent water, which quenches your thirst and fills you up on a hot summer day.