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  1. Dayton-area entrepreneur on cusp of 'billion-dollar' productRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Business Journal

    Dr. Amol Soin is setting his sights on a new drug with immense potential for pain relief. It also has huge potential for helping to create the next billion-dollar company in the Dayton region.

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  2. Court Documents Reveal that Lawsuits Continue to Mount in Lipitor MDL ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | PRWeb

    Whenever we see these types of associations, we become concerned for the health of patients seeking treatment for one problem who may be putting themselves at risk for another problem. Parker Waichman LLP , a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights of consumers who have suffered injuries due to dangerous drugs, comments on the addition of more than 100 new lawsuits filed last month in the federal litigation in the U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina.

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  3. Federal Lipitor Lawsuits Progress, As Court Selects Cases for First...Read the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | Personal Injury Law News

    The Firm is representing individuals in Lipitor lawsuits that allege use of the cholesterol-lowering statin medication caused patients to develop new-onset Type 2 diabetes.

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  4. Dr. Zorba Paster: Reading subtitles can be a workout - Tue, 03 Feb 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    Dear Dr. Z: I read your column about keeping the brain fit by doing crossword puzzles, Sudoku, and other "active" brain exercise such as reading. You stated that watching television was passive, and therefore does not stimulate the mind.

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  5. Lipitor inventor takes aim at cholesterol againRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | USA Today

    Lipitor inventor takes aim at cholesterol again Roger Newton relaunched Esperion Therapeutics and went public in 2013. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1CQSawv Esperion Therapeutics founder and chief scientific officer Roger Newton and CEO and President Tim Mayleben celebrate the company's initial public offering on the Nasdaq stock exchange in new York in June 2013.

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  6. Lipitor Lawsuits Move Forward, as Judge Prepares to Select Cases for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | PRWeb

    The Firm is representing Lipitor lawsuit plaintiffs who allegedly developed Type 2diabetes due to their use of the statin medication. We look forward to the start of bellwether trials, as the outcome of these cases could provide valuable insight into jury decisions in similar Lipitor diabetes claims.

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  7. After heart attacks, most don't get enough statinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Fox News

    In the U.S., less than a third of older heart "event" patients being discharged from the hospital get the recommended high-intensity statins, according to a new study that looked at prescriptions filled. National guidelines from the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association say the majority of patients should be on a high-dose statin following a serious heart disease-related event like heart attack or bypass surgery.

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  8. 70 Percent of Heart Patients Don't Take Recommended StatinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | News Max

    In the U.S., less than a third of older heart "event" patients being discharged from the hospital get the recommended high-intensity statins, according to a new study that looked at prescriptions filled. National guidelines from the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association say the majority of patients should be on a high-dose statin following a serious heart disease-related event like heart attack or bypass surgery.

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  9. Cutting down on prescription drug costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WPTV Local News

    You may have had sticker shock the last time you picked up a prescription - that happens with changes in drug prices or your insurance coverage. Prices can also vary drastically by store.

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  10. Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs raise risk of cataracts, new study suggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | National Post

    The millions of Canadians taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs are at heightened risk of contracting cataracts, concludes a new study that adds fuel to heated debate over one of the world's most widely used medications. People on statins are as much as 30% more likely to develop the eye disease than those not taking the pills, suggested the University of British Columbia analysis of hundreds of thousands of patients in U.S. and Canadian health databases.

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  11. Statins may benefit women as much as menRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    A large international analysis finds that statin drugs reduce heart risk factors like high cholesterol as effectively in women as they do in men. The results, based on pooled data from 22 clinical trials, include a finding that reductions in deaths from any cause were similar for men and women taking statins.

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  12. The One Thing Pfizer, Inc. Shareholders Should Worry About, and One They Shouldn'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Motley Fool

    The company reported its fourth-quarter earnings results before the opening bell on Tuesday, delivering a 3% decline in sales to $13.12 billion from Q4 2013 and reporting a 4% decline in adjusted profit per share to $0.54. Comparably, though, these results were favorable compared to Wall Street's very timid expectations of $12.9 billion in sales and just $0.53 in EPS for Q4.

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  13. statin drugsRead the original story

    Feb 29, 2012 | InteliHealth

    Statins are a group of drugs prescribed to lower cholesterol, protect against damage from coronary-artery disease and prevent heart attack. Should you be taking statins? Statins are a group of drugs prescribed to lower cholesterol, protect against damage from coronary-artery disease and prevent heart attack.

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  14. Regeneron/Sanofi cholesterol drug gets FDA priority reviewRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2015 | Reuters

    Regeneron Pharmaceuticals on Monday said U.S. health regulators accepted its application to review a potent cholesterol drug on a priority basis, potentially giving it the upper hand in a fierce race with Amgen to bring a new medicine from the promising class to market. Regeneron, which is developing the drug, alirocumab, in partnership with Sanofi, said the target date for a Food and Drug Administration approval decision was July 24, following a six-month review period.

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  15. Protecting heart surgery patients' kidney health with high-dose statinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Medical News Today

    Acute kidney injury often arises after major surgery because the kidneys can be deprived of normal blood flow during the procedure. The use of contrast media, or dyes, can contribute to this problem.

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  16. Lipitor Lawsuit News: Discovery Moves Ahead in Federal Multidistrict...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | PRWeb

    The Firm is currently representing clients in Lipitor lawsuits who allegedly developed new-onset Type 2 diabetes due to their use of the statin medication. Our Firm is currently investigating a number of claims on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed diabetes due to their use of Lipitor.

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  17. Is your cholesterol really too high?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    There is an International Network of Cholesterol Skeptics - a group of scientists, physicians, other academicians and science writers from various countries - who offer this food for thought.

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  18. Is your cholesterol really too high?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Pacifica Tribune

    There is an International Network of Cholesterol Skeptics - a group of scientists, physicians, other academicians and science writers from various countries - who offer this food for thought.

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  19. Lipitor Lawsuit News: Lipitor Lawsuits Conference Scheduled For This...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | PRWeb

    Lipitor Lawsuits Pending In A Multidistrict Litigation In The U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina Allege That Plaintiffs Who Use The Cholesterol-Lowering Medication Develop Type 2 Diabetes.

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  20. High-Dose Statin May Protect Heart Surgery Patients' Kidney HealthRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Scientific Blogging

    Acute kidney injury often arises after major surgery because the kidneys can be deprived of normal blood flow during the procedure. The use of contrast media, or dyes, can contribute to this problem.

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