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2012-03-23 05:43:28

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Researchers are trying to find the answers to cholesterol! In three phase 1 trials, they analyzed how PCSK9 binds to LDL receptors and will lead to their accelerated degradation and to increased LDL cholesterol levels. In 2003, a study was performed on two families with autosomal dominant hypercholesterolemia that is associated with gain-of-function mutations in PCSK9 (proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin 9), one of the serine proteases. The patients involved...

2012-03-20 23:03:28

DoctorSolve.com is proud to announce their implementation of PowerReviews.com and their leading customer review solutions. In partnering with PowerReviews, DoctorSolve endeavors to improve the consumer experience at their leading online pharmacy by better integrating the needs and insights of their loyal customer base. (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 Since 1999, DoctorSolve.com has been a leading Canadian pharmacy that provides safe and affordable drugs to American and international patients....

Diabetes, Memory Loss Warnings Added to Cholesterol Medications
2012-02-29 06:16:38

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Tuesday that they would be adding memory loss and diabetes warnings to the labels of cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins. According to Reuters reporters Bill Berkrot and Ransdell Pierson, the label changes come after the agency learned of studies in which taking statins could lead to a small increased risk of cognitive issues such as memory loss or confusion, as well as a slight spike in blood sugar levels and the risk of...

2012-02-20 12:00:00

Big Mountain Drugs, a licensed Canadian online pharmacy, is honouring Heart Health Awareness month by offering ten dollars off of any heart medication. Heart disease, the leading cause of death in America, kills over 700,000 Americans each year. Big Mountain Drugs is helping to ease the financial burden of these lifesaving drugs on patients by offering this coupon. Customers with a prescription to buy Plavix or other heart medications can use the coupon code heart10. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB)...

Pfizer Recalls Ineffective Birth Control Pills
2012-02-01 15:02:01

The pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has had to recall some one million packages of birth control pills after post-production investigations indicated that some of the packages may not contain enough contraceptive to prevent pregnancy. Pfizer Inc. has voluntarily recalled 14 batches of their popular Lo/Ovral-28 tablets and 14 batches of Norgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol tablets . The company reported that due to production irregularities some of the packages may not contain the clinically-proven...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'