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2012-03-28 17:28:59

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who discontinue use of statin therapy are at increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease and other causes.

2012-03-27 00:57:00

A novel monoclonal antibody identified in a new study dramatically lowered circulating LDL cholesterol by 40 percent to 72 percent, a development with potential to provide a new option for patients who are resistant to cholesterol-lowering drugs such as statins or to the current standard of care.

2012-03-23 05:43:28

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.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.