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2014-04-02 08:26:30

First and Goal Campaign encourages small, achievable accomplishments in cholesterol management NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kowa Pharmaceuticals America, Inc. today announced a partnership with Kurt Warner, Super Bowl winner and two-time NFL MVP, and his wife Brenda, to launch First and Goal, a national education initiative to help people prioritize heart health. The campaign encourages the 71 million Americans living with high cholesterol to develop a personalized game plan to get...

2014-03-25 23:02:29

Federal litigation involving Pfizer's cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor has been consolidated before a single judge in South Carolina. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The law firm McSweeney / Langevin continues to advise women regarding potential legal claims regarding a possible link between use of Lipitor and the development of type 2 diabetes. Recently, federal litigation involving Pfizer, and plaintiffs alleging Lipitor caused type 2 diabetes, was centralized in South Carolina following...

Cutting Saturated Fat Intake Won't Prevent Heart Disease: Study
2014-03-18 07:23:01

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research led by the University of Cambridge may give butter lovers everywhere a reason to rejoice. Published in the March 18 edition of Annals of Internal Medicine, the study raises questions about the current guidelines that call for restrictions on the consumption of saturated fats to prevent heart disease. The international research collaboration analyzed existing cohort studies and randomized trials on links between...

2014-03-13 23:27:27

In light of a recent article in Alternative Therapies, Ethical Alternative Products is releasing a statement supporting the benefits of Alpha Lipoic Acid. In conjunction with their announcement, the dietary supplement supplier is offering a complimentary sample of their product, ThioGel. Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 In light of the recent article, “Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Chronic Disease: Treatment With Natural Supplements”*, Ethical Alternative Products is releasing a...

The Demonization Of Saturated Fats
2014-03-06 11:38:34

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a newly published editorial from a British Medical Journal publication, saturated fats have been mistakenly “demonized” over the last 60 years. Writing for BMJ Open Heart, Dr. James DiNicolantonio, an associate editor at the journal, said a diet low in saturated fat doesn’t necessarily lead to a lower risk of heart disease or a longer life. “There is no conclusive proof that a low-fat diet has any positive...

2014-02-25 14:17:11

New research from Uppsala University shows that saturated fat builds more fat and less muscle than polyunsaturated fat. This is the first study on humans to show that the fat composition of food not only influences cholesterol levels in the blood and the risk of cardiovascular disease but also determines where the fat will be stored in the body. The findings have recently been published in the American journal Diabetes. The study involved 39 young adult men and women of normal weight, who...

2014-01-31 08:25:29

LAVAL, Quebec, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX and TSX: VRX) announced today that it has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Retin-A Micro (tretinoin) Gel microsphere 0.08% for the topical treatment of acne vulgaris. "We are very pleased that the FDA has approved our new strength of Retin-A Micro® as this gives health care providers and patients a new...

2013-12-26 23:04:56

Alpha lipoic acid is a multi-functional orally administered micro-nutrient best known for combating the damaging effects of oxidative stress, and now known to be effective in accelerating wound healing with topical application. Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) has become a common ingredient* in multivitamin formulas, anti-aging supplements, and even pet food. It is well-defined as a therapy for preventing diabetic polyneuropathies, and scavenges free radicals,...

FDA Paves Way For Elimination Of Trans-Fat In America's Food
2013-11-09 06:58:18

[ Watch the Video: FDA Wants To Trim The Fat, Literally ] Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online By now, you’ve probably seen the news about the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) waging war on trans-fats. The preliminary determination states that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), being the primary dietary source of artificial trans-fat in processed foods, are not “generally recognized as safe” for use in food. And the FDA claims it arrived at this decision...

2013-11-07 16:30:23

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Jeffrey Levi, PhD, executive director of Trust for America's Health (TFAH), on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed notice to the Federal Register that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), which are the main source of artificial trans fat, are not "generally recognized as safe." When finalized, the notice makes PHOs subject to FDA approval, and, without FDA approval, foods containing PHOs...