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  1. Utah entrepreneur makes energy bars from cricketsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    Perhaps you saw them featured on the TV show Shark Tank . Or maybe you noticed that they were dubbed one of the best new energy bars at this year's Expo West.

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  2. Studies find new drugs greatly lower cholesterolRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 29 | KPIC

    A new class of experimental medicines can dramatically lower cholesterol, raising hopes of a fresh option for people who can't tolerate or don't get enough help from Lipitor and other statin drugs that have been used for this for decades.

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  3. Prescription Drug Spending Climbs In 2013Read the original story

    Yesterday | Manufacturing.net

    ... however, was the largest factor. The expiration of U.S. patents protecting blockbuster drugs like the cholesterol fighter Lipitor has led to a spike in generic drug use in recent years, but that wave is starting to wane. IMS Health also noted that ...

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  4. Novartis AG Overtakes Pfizer Inc. As Top Drug CompanyRead the original story

    Yesterday | BioSpace

    ... pharmaceutical companies. Pfizer, its sales still tumbling from the loss of patent protection on its blockbuster cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor, saw its sales decline to $51.6 billion last year, down 5.6 percent from 2012. Lipitor sales fell to ...

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  5. Pharmacist-led interventions show high success rates for post-stroke careRead the original story

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    ... months or 12 months after their stroke, a lot of patients still had uncontrolled blood pressure and uncontrolled cholesterol," said Finlay McAlister (MD '90), lead author of the study. "[This factor] puts the patients at an increased risk of ...

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  6. Novartis overtakes Pfizer as top drug companyRead the original story

    Monday | Crain's Detroit Business

    ... pharmaceutical companies. Pfizer, its sales still tumbling from the loss of patent protection on its blockbuster cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor, saw its sales decline to $51.6 billion last year, down 5.6 percent from 2012. Lipitor sales fell to ...

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  7. Lipitor Diabetes Attorney Help: Resource4thePeople Awaiting Results...Read the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ... announced today the scheduling of a key court hearing involving litigation* containing allegations that the anti-cholesterol medication Lipitor may cause patients to develop diabetes. Among the latest developments of interest for consumers who may ...

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  8. Capsiplex Plus vs Phen375 Slimming Pills - Comparing to Choose the Best OneRead the original story

    Monday | SBWire

    ... Are The Side-effects ? Capsiplex - Niacin in capsiplex increases blood capillaries size. This will clean the cholesterol but makes the skin red and itchy. Phen375 It can cause constipation and dizziness and disturbs sleep due to concentrated ...

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  9. India's Lupin Recalls 10,000 Bottles of Suprax in the U.S.Read the original story

    Monday | Contract Pharma Breaking News

    ... Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. for recent product recalls, including 480,000 bottles of generic versions of the cholesterol drug Lipitor in the U.S. due to glass particles found in some bottles, and Sun Pharma's recall of thousands of bottles of ...

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  10. Berry Salsa and Cinnamon ChipsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | Home

    composed of 80% water and high in fiber, these berries can support weight loss, lower elevated cholesterol levels and manage type II diabetes. The folate in blackberries may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and even helps maintain healthy ...

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  11. After positive trial, reports, Esperion plans secondary public offeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 23 | Crain's Detroit Business

    ... a drug company called Esperion. The first was founded in 1998 to create a drug to raise HDL, the so-called good cholesterol. It went public in 2000 and was sold to Pfizer Inc. for $1.3 billion in 2004. In 2008, as part of closing its Michigan ...

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  12. From Taiwan, A Long Hoped-For Breakthrough In The Fight Against Alzheimer'sRead the original story

    Monday | Forbes.com

    ... against Alzheimer's disease. They have discovered that so-called statins, drugs developed originally to lower cholesterol levels, seem to reduce the risk of dementia by as much as one-quarter. The team, led by Jui-Ming Chen of Asia University in ...

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  13. Two Things You Must Know About PfizerRead the original story

    Sunday | GuruFocus.com

    ... in controversy regarding one of its long-standing drugs, Lipitor. The drug, meant to treat high levels of cholesterol, has proven to be fatal to patients as it increases the blood glucose level. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that ...

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  14. MomentumWE have OvercomeRead the original story

    Sunday | American Reporter

    ... 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. I'm a huge fan of sugar cream pie, and beg my mother-in-law for one every Thanksgiving. She tries to get out of it, saying it's ...

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  15. Lipitor could be sold over the counterRead the original story

    Sunday | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Right now, Lipitor is only available with a prescription and requires a doctor to monitor a patient's blood cholesterol levels and side effects.

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  16. The Cost to Treat Cholesterol Plummets, But Will It Last?Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | The Motley Fool

    ... uncover payer spending trends. One of the most encouraging of those trends is the steep drop-off in spending on cholesterol-lowering drugs. Last year, health care payers forked over 14% less for medications like statins that are designed to reduce ...

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  17. Some medications have side effects of sexual dysfunctionRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Chron

    ... is compression. Research published in the British Journal of Dermatology (online, Feb. 7, 2014) showed that the cholesterol-lowering drug simvastatin (Zocor, 40 milligrams a day) can significantly speed healing compared with placebo. Both ...

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  18. Introduce These 3 Simple Superfoods To Your Busy FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | Natural Holistic Health

    ... potato, you get 7 grams of dietary fiber and 4 grams of protein . You only get 3 calories from fat and they are cholesterol free. This same cup of cooked sweet potato also gives you 65% of your recommended daily value of vitamin C and lots of B ...

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  19. Upregulation of Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase by HMG CoA Reductase InhibitorsRead the original story

    Mar 31, 1998 | Circulation

    ... nitric oxide (NO). Although HMG CoA reductase inhibitors restore endothelial function by reducing serum cholesterol levels, it is not known whether they can also directly upregulate endothelial NO synthase (ecNOS) activity. Methods and Results ...

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  20. Study Results from National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Hispanic Business

    ... cells caused complete reversal of growth inhibition whereas simvastatin was found to be ergosterol refractory. Cholesterol supplementation however, failed to overcome growth inhibition in all the cases." According to the news editors, the research ...

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