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Yesterday | Circulation

Reconstituted High-Density Lipoprotein Therapies: A Cause for Optimism [Editorials]

From the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Division of Translational Medicine and Human Genetics , Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Health, Heart Disease

Wednesday | Medical News Today

Heart and stroke risks in diabetic women reduced 30 percent by cholesterol drug

The cholesterol-lowering drug fenofibrate cuts cardiovascular disease risks by 30 per cent in women with type-2 diabetes , a new University of Sydney study reveals.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Tricor, Fenofibrate (generic), Diabetes, Heart Disease, Triglycerides, Heart Attack

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Lipids in Health and Disease

Cardiovascular and cancer events in hyper-high-density lipoprotein...

The prognosis for hyper-high-density lipoprotein cholesterolemic patients has not been fully elucidated.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Medicine, Health, Pravachol, Pravastatin (generic), Heart Disease

Medical Daily

Stroke And Heart Attack Risk Falls By 30% Among Select Women With New Cholesterol Drug

Women who are at risk for heart attack or stroke may find hope thanks to a new drug.


Related Topix: Medicine, Heart Attack, Heart Disease, Tricor, Fenofibrate (generic)

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 .


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, University of Virginia, Infectious Diseases, Lipitor, Atorvastatin (generic)

PhysOrg Weblog

Applying new cholesterol guidelines to a patient population reduces...

A study from UT Southwestern researchers found that recently introduced cholesterol guidelines would significantly reduce new cardiovascular events, when compared to treatment based on previous cholesterol guidelines.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Heart Disease, Hypertension

Sat Aug 16, 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.


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

Holtville Tribune

Mayo Clinic Task Force Challenges Some Recommendations in Updated Cholesterol Treatment Guideline

A Mayo Clinic task force challenges some recommendations in the updated guideline for cholesterol treatment unveiled by the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association in 2013.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Cardiology, Journalism, Rochester, MN, Kidney Cancer

St. Albert Gazette

WISEST students study hips and fat

St. Albert students Grace Silver and Natalia Rudolf spent the summer researching cholesterol busters and broken hips as part of the Women in Scholarship, Engineering, Science and Technology summer research program.


Related Topix: Canada, Health, Medicine

Thu Aug 14, 2014


Peeking Into a Cool Future: Genome Editing to Delete PCSK9 and...

Correspondence to Sergio Fazio, MD, PhD, and Hagai Tavori, PhD, Knight Cardiovascular Institute, Oregon Health and Science University, Mail Code HRC-5N HRC, 3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239.


Related Topix: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, Medicine, Health

Pfizer denies liability in Lipitor lawsuits

Pfizer has denied liability after an increase in lawsuits alleging the company was aware of a possible risk of type-2 diabetes from its popular anti-cholesterol drug Lipitor, according to Reuters.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Charleston, SC

Wed Aug 13, 2014


Mayo Clinic challenges some recommendations in updated cholesterol treatment guideline

A Mayo Clinic task force challenges some recommendations in the updated guideline for cholesterol treatment unveiled by the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association in 2013.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Cardiology, Rochester, MN, Kidney Cancer

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hypertension, Health, Hydrochlorothiazide (generic), Heart Failure, Diovan, Valsartan (generic), Lipitor, Atorvastatin (generic)

Tue Aug 12, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Real Estate, Zocor, Simvastatin (generic), Pravachol, Pravastatin (generic), Lipitor, Atorvastatin (generic)

Personal Injury Law News

Lipitor Lawsuit Claims Purporting Development of Type 2 Diabetes Rise ...

A Rise In Lipitor Lawsuit Claims Jumped In Five Months With Filings That Contend Development Of Type 2 Diabetes After Taking The Cholesterol Lowing Medication, Notes Wright & Schulte LLC Read the full story at [ News Source ]


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Glastonbury People

Felicm26572 updated How To Get Rid Of Belly Fat - Garcinia Cambogia...

How To Get Rid Of Belly Fat - Garcinia Cambogia Extract Is A Fresh Created Fat Burner Adventurous.


Related Topix: Garcinia cambogia, Supplement, Medicine, Health

Mon Aug 11, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Blacks, women face greater burden from CVD risk factors

The impact of major cardiovascular risk factors combined is greater in women than men and in blacks than whites.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Hypertension

Seeking Alpha

Time To Panic Over Lipitor Litigation?

Lipitor is the best selling prescription drug ever and one of the most advertised drugs.


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

Sun Aug 10, 2014

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 .


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

Fri Aug 08, 2014

How Will Pfizer (PFE) Stock React As Lawsuits Over Lipitor Grow?

In the past five months, a Reuters review of federal court filings shows, lawsuits by U.S. women who say that taking Lipitor gave them type-2 diabetes have jumped to about 1,000 from 56. Lawsuits began to be filed not long after the FDA in 2012 warned that Lipitor and other statins had been linked to incidents of memory loss and a "small increased ... (more)


Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health, Financial Markets