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  1. Regeneron Jumps Ahead In $10 Billion Race For Next Generation Cardio DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Breakthrough cholesterol-lowering agents - PCSK9 inhibitors - are one of the most anticipated drug launches in 2015. $10 billion a year projected by analysts in peak sales.


  2. Study: Statins May Boost Men's Diabetes RiskRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | InteliHealth

    Men who take statin drugs to lower cholesterol may be more likely to develop diabetes than men who don't take the drugs, a study published this week finds. The study included 9,000 men.


  3. A systems approach to traditional oriental medicineRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Nature Biotechnology

    ... the starting point for several successful Western drug development programs, including lovastatin (Mevacor) for cholesterol, artemisinin for malaria and carfilzomib (Kyprolis) for multiple myeloma. The ultimate goal of TOM is to restore and maintain ...


  4. Study: Statins and Type-2 DiabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    The use of statins, like Zocor and Lipitor, to treat high cholesterol may increase the risk of type-2 diabetes. The use of statins, like Zocor and Lipitor, to treat high cholesterol may increase the risk of type-2 diabetes.


  5. Gallstones: Causes, Treatment and PreventionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2013 | LiveScience

    ... as a single stone or as a collection of stones in a combination of sizes. There are two types of gallstones - cholesterol stones, which account for 80 percent of gallstones, and pigment stones, which are composed of bilirubin, a chemical found in ...


  6. Quantimetrix Corporation Enriches Website Content for LipoprintRead the original story

    Thursday | Business Wire

    "We were met with overwhelming support for our scientific findings from the cardiovascular research community," said the jubilant Nemo MuA iz, Director of Electrophoresis for Quantimetrix. "There has been so much confusion within this community about the new cholesterol treatment recommendations for primary and secondary ASCVD risk management and with this poster and hundreds more from researchers using our Lipoprint System, we're finally able to be heard above the outdated chatter," he added.


  7. Cholesterol-lowering statins increase risk of diabetes 46 percent, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Oregonian

    A large-scale study indicates that taking cholesterol-lowering statins to reduce the risk of stroke and heart disease could increase the risk developing type 2 diabetes by 46 percent. The authors investigated the effect of taking statins on the risk of developing adult onset diabetes and a decreased ability to control blood sugar.


  8. MomentumWE have OvercomeRead the original story

    Wednesday | 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.


  9. Statins found to increase risk of diabetesRead the original story

    Wednesday |

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. RESEARCHERS have found that taking statins to reduce cholesterol increases the risk of developing diabetes by as much as 46 per cent.


  10. Heart-healthy food in 10 easy stepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Miami Herald

    ... problems, including death by heart attack. "There is not one single food that will help you lower or raise your cholesterol. Variety is the key. The less processed the food, the better," said Sonia Angel, registered dietitian and coordinator of the ...


  11. RiceBran Substantiates Its Health BenefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Seeking Alpha

    ... pharmaceutical industries. A partial list of the areas of benefits from use of rice bran include: anti-oxidant, cholesterol, coronary heart disease, anti-aging (cosmetics) and other health benefits. Rice bran oil, in particular, has gotten increased ...


  12. Health expert shares some of the top health concerns men faceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... when there is family history of the disease. Heart disease risks also increase if a man smokes, has high cholesterol , high blood pressure or diabetes. "Exercise and diet are extremely important in preventing heart attacks. Routine preventive care ...


  13. Pfizer Inc. Has a Growth Problem -- Here Are 3 Ways to Change ThatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Motley Fool

    ... is introduced and prices plummet. Over the past couple of years, Pfizer has kissed exclusivity goodbye to cholesterol-fighting drug Lipitor (which is still the best-selling drug of all time with more than $140 billion in sales since approval), ...


  14. Fibrates and niacin: is there a place for them in clinical practice?Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | CiteULike

    Niacin and fibrates are lipid-lowering drugs with actions to raise high density lipoprotein cholesterol , reduce triglycerides and non-HDL-C but with modest effect in reducing low density lipoprotein cholesterol . Niacin and fibrates have an evidence base from monotherapy trials starting from the Coronary Drug Project and more recently in combination therapy with statins.


  15. Synthetic biology breakthrough leads to cheaper statin productionRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Medical News Today

    University of Manchester researchers, together with industrial partner DSM, have developed a single-step fermentative method for the production of leading cholesterol-lowering drug, pravastatin, which will facilitate industrial-scale statin drug production. In a study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , the researchers have devised a single-step fermentative method for the industrial production of the active drug pravastatin that previously involved a costly dual-step fermentation and biotransformation process.


  16. Ezetimibe: Rescued by RandomizationRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | Circulation

    ... on its low side effect profile together with its ability to consistently reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol by a reflecting that era's stout faith in the reliability of LDL cholesterol as a surrogate marker for clinical end points, ...


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

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Day

    Detroit - The scientist widely credited with co-discovering the best-selling drug in U.S. history - cholesterol-lowering Lipitor - is quietly back at it. After reviving Esperion Therapeutics in 2008 - just a year after Pfizer had closed the first version of the biotech company - Roger Newton is once again taking aim at cholesterol.


  18. Do Elite Athletes Hold Secret to Healthy Heart?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | News Max

    ... that already has at least one real-world success. A rare gene mutation is the basis of a new generation of cholesterol treatments under development by Sanofi, Amgen Inc. and other drugmakers. The drugs are named after a gene called PCSK9. In normal ...


  19. Value Oriented Investors Should Consider AmgenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Seeking Alpha

    ... look even better going forward if the company matches analyst's estimates. Future growth comes from the areas of cholesterol, asthma, heart disease and migraines, and for investors that ride the heels of results from research, Amgen has 10 important ...


  20. Urine test could lead to better treatment of bladder cancerRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Science Daily

    ... February 27, 2015). Researchers have developed a single-step fermentative method for the production of leading cholesterol-lowering drug, pravastatin, which will facilitate industrial-scale statin drug The muscular dystrophies are known to target ...