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  1. MKSAP: 32-year-old woman with systemic lupus erythematosusRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Kevin, M.D.

    ... normal electrolytes, blood urea nitrogen 12 mg/dL (4.2 mmol/L), creatinine 1.2 mg/dL (106.0 A mol/L), total cholesterol 250 mg/dL (6.4 mmol/L), LDL cholesterol 160 mg/dL (4.1 mmol/L), HDL cholesterol 34 mg/dL (0.8 mmol/L), and triglycerides 200 ...

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  2. Cinnamon coffeecake can be hard on the liverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Seattle Times

    ... parts with your talc and use the resulting powder on your feet. Q: About 15 years ago, I was told I had high cholesterol. I have been taking simvastatin and fish oil since then. At that time I was told to eat nothing with palm kernel oil or coconut ...

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  3. MomentumWE have OvercomeRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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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  4. AstraZeneca will outsource Crestor API following UK plant closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Drug Researcher

    ... in Sweden." There are already a number of generic versions of Seroquel on the market, and while 2013 sales of cholesterol-lowerer Crestor stood at $5.6bn ( 4.3bn), the patent has recently expired in Canada and it will lose exclusivity in the US in ...

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  5. Enjoy these low-cal festive recipesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | Rediff.com

    ... help relax blood pressure. Cocoa powder, which is used in making dark chocolate, has been shown to reduce LDL cholesterol (the bad cholesterol) by up to 10 percent, which in turn keeps your heart healthy. Eating dark chocolate boosts one's appetite, ...

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  6. Cholesterol-lowering drugs cause dissolution of cholesterol crystals...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | CiteULike

    Cholesterol crystals form within hepatocyte lipid droplets in human and experimental NASH and are the focus of crown-like structures of activated Kupffer cells . Obese, diabetic Alms1 mutant mice were fed high-fat diet containing 0.2% cholesterol for 16 weeks and then assigned to 4 intervention groups for 8 weeks: a.

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  7. Use of cholesterol-lowering meds on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Fox News

    The percentage of Americans taking medication to control their cholesterol has risen by a third over the past decade, a new study finds. In 2012, the percentage of people ages 40 and over who said they had used a cholesterol-lowering medication in the past month was 28 percent, up from 20 percent in 2003, according to the report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  8. Mixing clarithromycin with statins could lead to hospitalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Medical News Today

    The antibiotic clarithromycin and cholesterol-lowering statins are some of the most widely prescribed drugs in the world. New research, however, has found that certain combinations of the two could increase the risk of adverse events and, in certain cases, could lead to hospitalization.

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  9. Certain Antibiotic/Statin Combos May Be Unsafe MixRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | MedlinePlus

    Seniors who take the antibiotic Biaxin along with certain types of cholesterol-lowering statins are at risk for drug interaction side effects that can lead to hospitalization or even death, a new study suggests. "Physicians need to be made aware of this newly described dangerous interaction and consider alternative antibiotics to prevent toxicity that could be life-threatening," said expert Dr. Kevin Marzo, chief of cardiology at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, N.Y. He was not involved in the new study, which appears in the Dec. 22 issue of the Canadian Medical Association Journal .

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  10. Statin-Antibiotic Combination Can Be DeadlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | News Max

    Seniors who take the antibiotic Biaxin along with certain types of cholesterol-lowering statins are at risk for drug interaction side effects that can lead to hospitalization or even death, a new study suggests. "Physicians need to be made aware of this newly described dangerous interaction and consider alternative antibiotics to prevent toxicity that could be life-threatening," said expert Dr. Kevin Marzo, chief of cardiology at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, N.Y. He was not involved in the new study, which appears in the Dec. 22 issue of the Canadian Medical Association Journal .

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  11. Clarithromycin-statin mix can cause drug interactions, requiring hospitalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Science Daily

    The combination of the common antibiotic clarithromycin with some statins increases the risk of adverse events, which may require hospital admission for older people, according to a new study. Statins, used to lower cholesterol, are one of the most widely prescribed drugs, with projections estimated at more than 1 billion people around the globe.

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  12. Certain Antibiotic/Statin Combos May Be Unsafe Mix: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | MedicineNet

    Seniors who take the antibiotic Biaxin along with certain types of cholesterol -lowering statins are at risk for drug interaction side effects that can lead to hospitalization or even death, a new study suggests. "Physicians need to be made aware of this newly described dangerous interaction and consider alternative antibiotics to prevent toxicity that could be life-threatening," said expert Dr. Kevin Marzo, chief of cardiology at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, N.Y. He was not involved in the new study, which appears in the Dec. 22 issue of the Canadian Medical Association Journal .

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  13. Statin, clarithromycin co-prescription may cause serious adverse effectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | CBC News

    This undated product image provided by AstraZeneca shows the pharmaceutical company's cholesterol drug Crestor . A new study finds that statin drugs and the antibiotic clarithromycin, when taken together, can cause serious adverse effects. 1 comment

  14. Lipitor Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes New Study Linking...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Personal Injury Law News

    The study's publication comes amid a growing number of Lipitor lawsuit filings on behalf of patients who allegedly developed new-onset Type 2 diabetes due to their use of the cholesterol-lowering statin.

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  15. 3 Pharma Giants Growing Significantly Faster Than Pfizer, Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Motley Fool

    ... usually run. The result has been years of stagnant growth. In the wake of these patent losses -- which include cholesterol-fighting drug Lipitor and now anti-inflammatory Celebrex as of this month -- Pfizer has been trimming its expenses and ...

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  16. Olive, canola oil use can prevent diabetes: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Times of India

    ... Indians showed. The study was conducted by Diabetes Foundation of India (DFI) and National Diabetes, Obesity & Cholesterol Foundation (N-DOC) along with Fortis C-DOC Centre of Excellence for Diabetes, Metabolic Diseases and Endocrinology. Around 90 ...

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  17. AstraZeneca API plant set to shut by 2017 as Patent Cliff strikes againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | In-PharmaTechnologist.com

    An AstraZeneca API plant in Bristol, UK will close its doors within two years due to patent expirations of its cholesterol-lowering blockbuster Crestor. 2013 sales of AstraZeneca's cardiovascular drug Crestor decreased 8% on the previous year to $5.6bn due to erosion from patent expiration in certain markets.

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  18. Good News: Vascepa Kept Its Place On National FormulariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Seeking Alpha

    ... vendors competing on price, and newer drugs that have gone off-brand more recently. Examples are the cheaper cholesterol drug lovastatin compared to the relatively newer simvastatin and atorvastatin. In the case of generic Lovaza, the average cash ...

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  19. Rise Of The Indian Drug Industry Demands Improved RegulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Daily Caller

    ... Indian-sourced versions of the most popular pharmaceutical in the world - atorvastatin, a generic version of the cholesterol drug Lipitor - contained significant impurities. The manufacturing process for traditional chemical pharmaceuticals is ...

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  20. Nearly half of population in England taking prescription drugsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | PressReleasePoint

    ... of women (12 per cent) were prescribed analgesics and/or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Simvastatin (cholesterol-lowering agent) was the single most prescribed item with 40 million prescriptions. Dr Jennifer Mindell of UCL's Department of ...

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