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  1. Don't believe the misleading attacks aimed at keeping safe, affordable drugs from MainersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    A recent opinion column in the Bangor Daily News shows the extent to which the Maine Pharmacy and Maine Retail associations will go to protect their profits while restricting access to affordable and lifesaving medications for Mainers.

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  2. Could This Game-Changing Drug Deliver $10 Billion in Sales Within Its First Year?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Motley Fool

    The biopharmaceutical realm is a world filled with numerous hits and misses. But if you imagine the sphere of hits versus the sphere of misses, you're probably comparing something the size of a basketball to an object the size of the Earth .

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  3. Perioperative statin therapy for improving outcomes during and after noncardiac vascular surgery.Read the original story

    Saturday | CiteULike

    Patients undergoing vascular surgery are a high-risk population with widespread atherosclerosis, an adverse cardiovascular risk profile and often multiple co-morbidities. Postoperative cardiovascular complications, including myocardial infarct , are common.

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  4. Effect of atorvastatin on the expression of gamma-glutamyl...Read the original story

    Saturday | BioMed Central

    Gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase is now considered to be one of the risk factors for cardiovascular disease. However, whether statins can alter GGT levels in arterial atheromatous plaque has not yet been studied.

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  5. Cadila recalls drug in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Telegraph

    Mumbai, Oct. 17: Cadila Healthcare has voluntarily recalled 5,400 bottles of anti-hypertension drug Atenolol tablets in the US for failing to meet specifications. A notification by the US Food and Drug Administration said the recall was voluntarily initiated by the company through its US arm Zydus Pharmaceuticals.

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  6. Don Cayo: B.C. has saved a bundle on generic drugs, yet we still pay way too muchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Vancouver Sun

    Vancouver chef Lesley Kim was walking to a party from her home in Gastown last Halloween when a firecracker struck her in the face, blinding her in her left eye. Within weeks of her accident she organized Spectacle, a gala that raised more than $130,000 for Seva Canada, an organization that focuses on blindness prevention and provides cataract surgeries in developing countries.

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  7. DSM cuts out China's ATS-8 intermediate middlemen with enzyme-made statin APIsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Drug Researcher

    Royal DSM has launched a statin API it claims is made using a green production method that reduces reliance on intermediate suppliers. The new active pharmaceutical ingredient is a version of rosuvastatin, the active in AstraZeneca's Crestor, that is produced using an enzymatic process that requires fewer solvents, and eliminates buthyl-lithuim entirely.

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  8. Major health campaign starts to tackle one of Bradford's biggest killersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    A MAJOR campaign to help tackle the one of the biggest killers in Bradford has been announced by health leaders. Bradford's Healthy Hearts project has been developed to reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack in people who are considered to be at risk.

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  9. Atorvastatin Reduces the Proadhesive and Prothrombotic Endothelial...Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Circulation

    From the Hematology-Oncology Department, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy Department, Chemistry Faculty , Pontificia Universidad CatA3lica de Chile, Santiago, Chile; and Nuclear Medicine Section, Medicine Department, University of Chile Clinical Hospital, Santiago, Chile . Correspondence to Jaime Pereira, MD, Department of Hematology-Oncology, School of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad CatA3lica de Chile, Santiago, Chile.

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  10. Chemically induced mouse liver tumors are resistant to treatment with atorvastatinRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | BioMed Central

    Atorvastatin is a potent inhibitor of the mevalonate pathway and widely used as a hypolipidemic drug. Some epidemiological studies and animal experiments indicate that the long-term use of atorvastatin and structurally related drugs might be associated with a reduced risk of developing hepatocellular carcinoma , the most common hepatocellular malignancy in humans.

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  11. Canada pays too much for generic drugs: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Barriere Star Journal

    Canada is still paying far more than other industrialized countries for generic drugs, despite recent efforts by the provinces and territories to cuts costs by bulk-buying six particularly costly medications, a new study has found. The study by the University of Ottawa and the Bruyere Research Institute says the price tags on the six drugs - which include medications for high blood pressure and high cholesterol - remain much higher in Canada than they are elsewhere.

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  12. Canadians In Distress As Essential Generic Drug Prices Are SoaringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | International Business Times

    Canada is facing a serious problem of escalating prices of generic drugs that are 60 to 70 percent cheaper in other industrialised countries. The problem is more acute in the case of six essential drugs.

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  13. Ontario health minister pledges review of generic drug costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Toronto Star

    Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins has asked his ministry to review a new study showing Canada pays more than double for common generic drugs compared to other developed countries. Health critics have called for a review of the purchasing system for the drugs in the wake of the study, published Tuesday.

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  14. Provinces overpay for generic drugs, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | CBC News

    University of Ottawa associate professor Amir Attaran is co-author of a study of how much countries pay for generic drugs. Canada pays too much, he says.

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  15. Canadians still paying too much for generic drugs: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | CTV

    Canada is still paying far more than other industrialized countries for generic drugs, despite recent efforts by the provinces and territories to cuts costs by bulk-buying six particularly costly medications, a new study has found. The study by the University of Ottawa and the Bruyere Research Institute says the price tags on the six drugs -- which include medications for high blood pressure and high cholesterol -- remain much higher in Canada than they are elsewhere.

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  16. Canadians paying more than double for certain generic drugs: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | CNews

    Canadians are paying more than double what other developed nations pay for generic drugs because of this country's "highly unusual" approach to pricing, a new study has found. In April 2013, Canada's premiers, under the auspices of the Council of the Federation, came to an agreement to reduce the maximum price for six commonly used generics to 18% of the price of the brand-name versions.

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  17. A Quick Look at Pfizer Inc.'s Drug Development PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Motley Fool

    The stock market offers plenty of industries for investors to choose from, but when it comes to looking deep into the future and basing a company's valuation more on promise than on its present-day products, healthcare takes the cake. Pharmaceutical companies, for example, are substantially reliant on their drug development pipeline to fuel future growth.

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  18. Is it true that below 70 LDL, cholesterol deposits recede?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Ask MetaFilter

    A friend just had a stent put in due to 100% congestion in one blood vessel . He's on highest Lipitor dose , which has brought LDL down to 90. Cardiologist wants to keep him on high Lipitor plus sign him up for a trial of Alirocumab .

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  19. Canadians' generic-drug costs too high, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Globe and Mail

    Bottles of Atorvastatin Calcium tablets, a generic form of Lipitor, are shown in an undated photo. A new study has found that Canadians are still paying far more than other industrialized countries for generic drugs, despite recent efforts by the provinces and territories to bulk buy six particularly costly medications.

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  20. DSM cuts out ATS-8 intermediate middlemen with enzyme-made statin APIsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | In-PharmaTechnologist.com

    Royal DSM has launched a range of statin APIs that it claims are made using a greener production method that reduces reliance on intermediate suppliers. The new active pharmaceutical ingredients -launched at CPhI in Paris, France last week - are part of DSM's "PureActives" range, which are made using an enzymatic process that does not require solvents.

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