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2013-03-20 15:43:43

Risk remains elevated for 2 years after initiation Research: Use of high potency statins and rates of admission for acute kidney injury: multicenter, retrospective observational analysis of administrative databases Editorial: Statins in acute kidney injury: friend or foe? Patients taking high potency statins for high blood pressure are at a 34% higher risk of being hospitalized for acute kidney injury (AKI), compared with those taking low potency statins, a paper published today on...

2013-03-07 08:28:05

Study results presented as late-breaker at CROI 2013 this week ATLANTA, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kowa Pharmaceuticals America, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) announced results of a study evaluating the efficacy of LIVALO(®) (pitavastatin) 4 mg compared with pravastatin 40 mg in reducing low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) in HIV-infected adults with high cholesterol, or dyslipidemia. The study was designed as a superiority trial for the primary endpoint,...

2013-02-23 23:01:06

Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation, and publisher of various natural health newsletters, books, and reports, including the popular online Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin, is reporting on a new study finding that levels of linoleic acid, a heart-healthy fatty acid, decrease with age. Low levels of linoleic acid can be a risk factor for heart disease. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 23, 2013 Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation, and...

2013-02-13 12:26:38

HACKENSACK, N.J., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Green coffee bean extract has become one of the most popular proven weight-loss solutions available today, resulting in an explosion of generic variations on the market. Unfortunately, green coffee bean extracts are not all created equal. Similar to selecting a wine, there are ways to discern between premium products over less quality options. As the most scientifically studied and proven green coffee bean (GCB) extract, Svetol® by Naturex...

2013-01-23 23:02:09

Sean Behnam, M.D., and Ben Behnam, M.D., of Santa Monica California are excited to announce the release of their new websites. To meet the needs of Santa Monica citizens who might be in need of hair transplant, skin cancer treatment, laser procedures and/or acne treatment, Dr. Sean and Dr. Ben Behnam have recently launched their new websites focusing on these treatments. Santa Monica, California (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 Sean Behnam, M.D., and Ben Behnam, M.D., of Santa Monica California are...

2012-12-05 08:27:15

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that its subsidiary Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Candesartan Cilexetil and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, 16/12.5 mg, 32/12.5 mg and 32/25 mg. This product is the generic version of AstraZeneca's Atacand HCT(®), and is indicated for the treatment of hypertension. This fixed dose...

Statins At Higher Doses More Effective For Some
2012-10-16 10:22:11

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers at Oregon State University (OSU) recently conducted a comprehensive review and discovered that higher-dose use of particular statins can help treat high cholesterol and other blood lipid problems. In particular, the researchers believe that medications should be considered as an option after patients have tried to manage cholesterol issues with changes in diet and exercise. According to the review´s findings,...

2012-10-12 07:23:16

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) announced today the initiation of dosing in a Phase 1 multiple dose clinical trial of APD811, a novel oral drug candidate discovered by Arena that targets the prostacyclin (IP) receptor for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This randomized, double-blind and placebo-controlled dose titration trial is planned to enroll up to 30 healthy adult volunteers, and will evaluate the...

2012-09-04 11:11:23

Exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), a manmade chemical used in the manufacture of some common household products, appears to be associated with cardiovascular disease and peripheral arterial disease in a study of 1,216 individuals, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine, a JAMA Network publication. Surveys have suggested that PFOA (widely used in the manufacture of products such as lubricants, polishes, paper and textile coatings, and food...

2012-08-23 23:19:44

A study from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, published August 22 online by PLoS ONE, reports that muscle problems reported by patients taking statins were related to the strength or potency of the given cholesterol-lowering drugs. Adverse effects such as muscle pain and weakness, reported to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) were related to a statin's potency, or the degree by which it typically lowers cholesterol at commonly prescribed doses....