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  1. Lipitor Lawsuits Mount, as New Court Report Shows More Than 100...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Bernstein Liebhard LLP is representing Lipitor lawsuit plaintiffs in the federal proceeding established in District of South Carolina for product liability claims alleging the statin medication causes Type 2 diabetes. Our Firm is representing clients in this proceeding, and our legal staff continues to receive requests for case evaluations from individuals who allegedly developed diabetes due to Lipitor.

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  2. Study Finds Statins Increase Diabetes Risk by 46%Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | P&T Community

    New research published in Diabetologia , the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, shows that the use of statins is associated with a 46% increase in the risk of developing diabetes, even after adjustments for confounding factors. The study was conducted in Finland.

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  3. Brush Your Teeth To Save Your Heart: Oral Infections Increase Inflammation In Cardiovascular DiseaseRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Medical Daily

    It's well established that keeping your teeth clean and your gums healthy not only benefits your smile, but has a huge impact on your overall health. Now, a new study published in Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism reminds us of the importance of oral health - particularly when it comes to heart disease.

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  4. Brush your teeth regularly to avoid a heart attack later in lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Mirror.co.uk

    A review of recent research supports a link between mouth bacteria and inflammation in the heart, both of which could be controlled by the cholesterol-busting drug atorvastatin. A high dose of the commonly prescribed medication which boosts blood levels of anti-inflammatory fats called lipoxins and resolvins prevents both gum and heart disease in humans, and even reverses it.

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  5. I Spent Eight Years Bashing A Heart Drug. Now I Wonder: Should I Take It?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Forbes.com

    Over the past eight years I've written more than 100 stories criticizing a drug called ezetimibe, which is sold by itself under the brand name Zetia and in combination with an older drug under the brand Vytorin. When I started off, in 2006, it was just " the Vytorin question: " did these drugs prevent heart attacks as well as older medicines like Lipitor? Their makers, Merck and Schering-Plough, had delayed analyzing a study that hinted the answer was no.

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  6. Study shows that use of statins increases risk of developing diabetes by 46%Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | PhysOrg Weblog

    New research published in Diabetologia shows that use of statins is associated with a 46% increase in the risk of developing diabetes, even after adjustment for confounding factors. The study is by Professor Markku Laakso, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital, Finland, and colleagues.

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  7. Comparing the costs of prescription drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | ABC Action News

    People who regularly take a prescription medication spend more than 700 dollars a year on average for drugs. To help you keep more of that money in your pocket -- Consumer Report checked out almost 200 pharmacies.

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  8. Visit-to-visit LDL-C variability predicts cardiac event riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Visit-to-visit variability in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol can independently predict cardiovascular events in individuals with coronary artery disease, according to a study published in the April 21 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology . Sripal Bangalore, M.D., from the New York University School of Medicine in New York City, and colleagues examined the role of visit-to-visit variability in LDL-C levels on cardiovascular outcomes.

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  9. U.S. Prescription Drug Spending Rose 13% in 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | P&T Community

    U.S. spending on prescription medications jumped 13% to $374 billion in 2014, the biggest percentage increase since 2001, as demand surged for expensive new breakthrough hepatitis C treatments, according to a new report from the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics. Demand for newer cancer and multiple sclerosis treatments; price increases on branded medications, particularly insulin products for diabetes; and the entry of few new generic versions of big-selling drugs also contributed to the double-digit spending rise in 2014, the report finds.

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  10. Drs. Oz and Roizen: Metabolic syndrome can lead to diabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | NewsOK.com

    Q: I just read that taking statins can cause diabetes, which can seriously increase my risk for heart disease. I thought statins were supposed to reduce my risk.

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  11. Statins May Cut Heart Disease Risk in HIV-Positive PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | POZ

    Research increasingly suggests that statins can prevent the advancement of coronary atherosclerosis, which is the hardening and narrowing of arteries leading to the heart, among HIV-positive people, aidsmap reports. Two randomized controlled trials presented at the 2015 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Seattle, one concerning Lipitor and the other Crestor , each found that taking statins will yield such health benefits.

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  12. What Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Can Do to Increase Shareholder Value?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Learn Bonds

    Pfizer Inc. has been the hardest hit among pharmaceutical majors when it comes to patent expirations. In the last five years, cholesterol-fighting blockbuster Lipitor was exposed to generic competition; so were Celebrex, Detrol, and Spiriva.

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  13. Target Field's new foodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | TwinCities

    The short version of the new food offerings at Target Field: The words "bacon" and "cheese" each appeared nine times in a three-page news release. That may not be the best news if you're a vegetarian or vegan , but for most everyone else, this is one mouth-watering menu.

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  14. Resverlogix: Analysis Of The Science Behind RVX-208Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Seeking Alpha

    Post hoc analysis of data from two Phase 2 clinical trials with RVX-208 showed a 77% reduction of major adverse cardiac events in patients with diabetes mellitus. Access to the second bromodomain of Brd4 is necessary for the transcription factor activity of p53, a protein that is implicated in a number of age related diseases.

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  15. Analysis Of The Science Behind RVX-208Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Seeking Alpha

    Post hoc analysis of data from two phase II clinical trials with RVX-208 showed a 77% reduction of major adverse cardiac events in patients with diabetes mellitus. Access to the second bromodomain of Brd4 is necessary for the transcription factor activity of p53, a protein that is implicated in a number of age related diseases.

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  16. 3 Moves Pfizer Should Make for Its ShareholdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Investopedia

    That's incredible, and a big boon for shareholders who may have been hit hard during the Great Recession. On the surface, Pfizer offers what every income investor would be looking for in a long-term investment.

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  17. Statins May Affect MemoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Scientific American

    Some people may have a genetic predisposition to suffer cognitive side effects, such as fuzzy thinking, when they are taking cholesterol-lowering drugs. One day in 1999 former NASA astronaut Duane Graveline, then 68 years old, returned home from his morning walk in Merritt Island, Fla., and could not remember where he was.

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  18. Status of Federal Lipitor Lawsuits to Be Discussed During Case...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | PRWeb

    Bernstein Liebhard LLP is representing Lipitor Lawsuit plaintiffs in the federal proceeding, which involves allegations that the statin medication caused patients to develop new-onset Type 2 diabetes. The federal court overseeing thousands of Lipitor lawsuits has scheduled the multidistrict litigation's next Case Management Conference for Thursday, April 23rd at 10:00 a.m. The calendar for the U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina indicates that the Conference will address issues pertaining to product liability claims filed on behalf of Lipitor patients who allegedly developed new-onset Type 2 diabetes due to its use.

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  19. The Rx for Pfizer? Spend ... and splitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Crain's New York Business

    When Pfizer Inc. announced its plan to buy generic-drug maker Hospira for $17 billion in February, some observers yawned. Others sniped.

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  20. Atorvastatin Calcium Industry International & China Market Analysis 2015-2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | PRWeb

    The 2015 Deep Market Research Report on Global Atorvastatin Calcium Industry is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Atorvastatin Calcium Market with a focus on the Chinese situation. Major companies included in atorvastatin calcium market research are Pfizer, Lek Pharmaceuticals D.D., Dr Reddys Labs Ltd, Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd, Sinochem Pharmaceuticals India Private Limited, Cadila Healthcare Limited, Sandoz Inc, Teva Pharms, Apotex Inc, Mylan Pharms Inc, Kudco Ireland, Beijing Jialin, Neo-Dankong Pharmaceuticals Co.,Ltd, Bk Pharmaceuticals And Topfond.

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