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  1. Pleiotropic effects of fenofibrate therapy on rats with hypertriglycemiaRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Lipids in Health and Disease

    ... After 4 weeks of fructose prescription, triglyceride level increased in company with high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) and apoprotein A1 (ApoA1) decreased. C-reactive protein (CRP) and malondialdehyde (MDA) levels were also elevated. ...

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  2. MomentumWE have OvercomeRead the original story

    Thursday | American Reporter

    We made food history last week when Indiana declared the Wick's sugar cream as its very own State Pie. I celebrated the event by having my wife tell me I couldn't eat any because of my cholesterol.

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  3. Simvastatin reduces fetal testosterone production and permanently...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    ... signaling by fetal Leydig cells is critical in the proper development of the male reproductive tract. As cholesterol is a precursor for hormone biosynthesis,inhibition of the cholesterol pathway during sex differentiation may reduce testosterone ...

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

    Thursday Apr 16 | Medical Daily

    ... Oral infections often allow bacteria to travel through the bloodstream to the heart and arteries, increasing cholesterol and triggering inflammation. "Given the high prevalence of oral infections, any risk they contribute to future cardiovascular ...

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  5. 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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  6. The connection between mouth bacteria and inflammation in heart diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | EurekAlert!

    ... effects, which means it is crucial that we consider alternative therapies. A high dose of a commonly prescribed cholesterol-lowering medication, atorvastatin, which boosts blood levels of anti-inflammatory molecules called lipoxins and resolvins, ...

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  7. Spice up your lifeRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... fresh peppers and spices. Serrano Peppers Serrano peppers are low in Saturated Fat and Sodium, and very low in Cholesterol. These Mexico native chilies are also a good source of Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Thiamin, Riboflavin, Folate, Iron, ...

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  8. Tantalizing rash of rasher storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... all at once." It's hard to disagree. If the heart-pounding excitement of the NHL playoffs doesn't kill you, the cholesterol packed in this pork-inspired Cup should do the trick. As if that wasn't enough good news for one day, a rasher of salty news ...

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  9. 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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  10. U.S. prescription drug spending climbs 13%: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | New York Daily News

    ... billion the year before and $29 billion in savings in 2012, when cheap generic versions of Pfizer's top-selling cholesterol drug Lipitor began to flood the market. The lesser savings from generic drugs in 2014 was due in part to U.S. Food and Drug ...

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

    Monday Apr 13 | NewsOK.com

    ... they had at least three of the following health issues: a large waistline, high triglycerides, low HDL ("good") cholesterol, high blood pressure and high fasting blood sugar - all associated with developing diabetes whether you take statins or not. ...

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

    Monday Apr 13 | POZ

    ... with no signs or symptoms of clinical cardiovascular disease and who had either optimal or close to optimal LDL cholesterol levels. They were randomized to receive one year of Lipitor or a placebo. LDL cholesterol dropped in the treatment group ...

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  13. athenahealthVoice: Has A Doctor From Denmark Solved Childhood Obesity?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Forbes.com

    The article profiled Jens Christian Holm, a pediatrician in the town of Holbaek in Northeastern Denmark, who has introduced a protocol to help children achieve weight loss by adjusting various elements of their lifestyle. The protocol, called the The Children's Obesity Clinic's Treatment, has thus far treated 1,950 patients and helped 70% of them to maintain normal weight.

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  14. 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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  15. Activa Naturals New Cholesterol Support Formula Receives Positive Consumer Reviews On Amazon.comRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | Emailwire.com

    Beaverton, Oregon -- Poor cardiovascular health plagues Americans, with approximately 600,000 deaths annually as a direct result of heart disease. These figures released by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention highlight the growing need for people to play closer attention to their cholesterol levels and do everything possible to reduce the concentration of bad cholesterol within the body.

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  16. MomentumWE have OvercomeRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | American Reporter

    We made food history last week when Indiana declared the Wick's sugar cream as its very own State Pie. I celebrated the event by having my wife tell me I couldn't eat any because of my cholesterol.

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  17. Nanotherapy for heart attacks and strokesRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | Nanotechweb.org

    ... blood cells and reduce inflammation in blocked arteries. The researchers obtained their results by packing the cholesterol-lowering drug simvastatin into nanoparticles made from materials designed to mimic high-density lipoprotein (HDL or "good" ...

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

    Wednesday Apr 8 | TwinCities

    ... and candied bacon. "I'm not sure that's enough bacon," you might say, most likely because you're on the take for cholesterol-control drug Lipitor. In that case, mosey on over to Andrew Zimmern's Canteen , which is moving from a cart into a ...

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  19. NiacinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Chemistry World

    ... positive aspect of consuming niacin is that in large doses it is thought to raise the level of HDL or 'good' cholesterol and lower the level of LDL or 'bad' cholesterol, though only in those not taking statins. However, recent research published in ...

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

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Seeking Alpha

    ... statin, which is a class of drugs that reduces the risk of heart attacks by reducing the amount of "bad cholesterol" - known as LDL - in plasma. In contrast to LDL, high levels of high density lipoprotein, also known as HDL or "good cholesterol", ...

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