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2013-09-12 23:00:12

Amgen's new drug AMG services patients struggling with high cholesterol. In reaction to the latest statistics released by Amgen, family lifestyle publication Home And Recreation calls the drug a "New Hope For Combating High Cholesterol". (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 In a recently published article from HomeAndRecreation.org, the family-oriented magazine website alerted readers to the conclusion of Phase 2 testing of experimental cholesterol drug AMG. As reported on Home And...

2013-09-12 16:24:24

PASADENA, Texas, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- September is Cholesterol Awareness Month and it's important for Americans, especially those over the age of 40, to take note of this national awareness campaign because so many in our country are largely uninformed about cholesterol, how it works, why it can be so damaging to our health, and even what the treatment options are. Moreover, for those who are informed about cholesterol treatment - and who may be taking statin medication to...

New Study Finds Anorexia Has A Genetic Link, At Least Partially
2013-09-11 15:38:56

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to the National Institutes of Health, almost 3.8 million Americans will suffer from anorexia at some point in their life. Thought to be primarily psychological in nature, anorexia nervosa may have a partial genetic cause – according to a new report in Molecular Psychiatry. “These findings point in a direction that probably no one would have considered taking before,” said study author Nicholas J. Schork, a professor at...

2013-09-06 08:23:09

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LipoScience, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPDX), a diagnostic company pioneering a new field of personalized NMR diagnostics to advance the quality of patient care in cardiovascular, metabolic and other diseases, today announced the appointment of William Cromwell, M.D. as Chief Medical Officer. "We are delighted to welcome Dr. William Cromwell back to LipoScience," said Bob Greczyn, interim chief executive officer, LipoScience, Inc. "Dr. Cromwell's...

2013-09-04 12:32:25

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- September is National Cholesterol Education Month and leading cardiologist Dr. Carl Lavie, Medical Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention at the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, New Orleans, LA, urges all Americans to know the basic facts about cholesterol management. A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that awareness about the importance of cholesterol management is on the...

2013-09-04 12:32:23

JUPITER study data published in Circulation, suggest HDL-P may be a better marker of residual risk than HDL cholesterol or apolipoprotein A-1 in patients on statin therapy RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LipoScience, Inc., (NASDAQ: LPDX) a diagnostic company pioneering a new field of personalized nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) diagnostics to advance the quality of patient care in cardiovascular, metabolic and other diseases, today announced the publication of data...

2013-09-04 08:14:56

In a randomized trial that included about 2,000 patients with or at high risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), use of a fixed-dose combination medication for blood pressure, cholesterol, and platelet control compared to usual care resulted in significantly improved medication adherence after 15 months and small improvements in systolic blood pressure and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, according to a study in the September 4 issue of JAMA. "The long-term use of cardiovascular disease...

Stroke And Heart Disease Deaths Could Be Avoided
2013-09-04 06:15:36

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 200,000 preventable deaths from heart disease and stroke occurred in 2010 in the US. Over 50 percent of these deaths happened to people 65 years of age or younger, and between 2001 and 2010 the overall rate of preventable deaths from heart disease and stroke went down nearly 30 percent. The researchers indicate that lack of access...

2013-09-03 23:26:48

This September, save 10% on all heart health testing orders from Request A Test. This offer expires September 31, 2013. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 This September Request A Test, a leading national provider of direct to consumer lab testing, is offering 10% off of all lab testing orders from the Heart Health category. Customers should use promo code HEART10 when placing their order to take advantage of this savings opportunity. Heart disease continues to be the leading...

2013-09-02 09:53:11

Dr Gitt said: "There are wide variations between European countries in the achievement of LDL-cholesterol (LDL-C) targets. However the effect of different reimbursement systems on meeting the targets was unknown." Between June 2008 and February 2009 DYSIS assessed the prevalence and types of persistent lipid abnormalities in patients receiving statins. Eligible patients were at high risk of a cardiovascular event, aged >45 years, and had been on chronic statin treatment for at least...