Latest Cholesterol Stories

2014-06-05 13:12:11

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Advances in the understanding of the genetics of coronary artery disease, or CAD, will revitalize the field and lead to more therapeutic targets for new medicines to combat this common disease, suggests a genetics expert from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in a Perspective article in the new issue of Science Translational Medicine. Daniel J. Rader, MD, chair of the Department of Genetics and associate...

2014-06-02 23:08:55

Save 10% on Men's Health Testing from Request A Test through June 30th, 2014. Use promo code MEN10 when ordering to save. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 This June, Request A Test, a leading national provider of direct to consumer lab testing, is offering 10% off of all lab testing from the Men's Health category. To take advantage of this discount, customers just need to use promo code MEN10 when placing their order online or over the phone. The health community has...

2014-06-02 12:29:00

First-of-its-kind economic model to be presented today at the International Society of PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) conference validates enormous cost savings from more accurate CVD risk assessment based on inflammation testing CLEVELAND, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland HeartLab (CHL), a premier cardiovascular disease (CVD) management company, will present new research today at the International Society of PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)...

2014-06-01 12:20:22

Data From Phase 3 TESLA Study in Patients With Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia (HoFH) and Phase 2/3 TAUSSIG Study in Patients With Severe Familial Hypercholesterolemia Presented in Late-Breaking Session at EAS 2014 THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., June 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced new detailed data from the Phase 3 TESLA study evaluating its novel investigational cholesterol-lowering medication, evolocumab (AMG 145), in patients with homozygous...

2014-05-30 23:10:17

Dr. Arash Bereliani of the Beverly Hills Institute for Cardiology and Preventive Medicine explains new findings unveiled at the 2014 meeting of the American College of Cardiology. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The American College of Cardiology recently convened its 63rd meeting to discuss the latest breakthroughs in cardiovascular medicine. Topping the list of findings were a new blood test that can accurately predict heart attacks, a new cholesterol drug with fewer side...

2014-05-29 08:28:37

Kurt Warner and wife, Brenda, motivate the 71 million Americans living with high cholesterol to win big by committing to heart health NEW YORK, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National heart-health initiative, First and Goal, today announced the launch of a consumer sweepstakes encouraging those living with high cholesterol and their support systems to join the First and Goal Team and pledge to prioritize heart health. The Campaign is a partnership with Kurt Warner, Super Bowl champion and...

2014-05-21 23:14:04

Reliable Biopharmaceutical Corporation in partnership with Wilshire Technologies has launched Phytochol®, a vegetal-derived, semi-synthetic cGMP Cholesterol for the Biopharmaceutical market. St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The pharmaceutical industry is poised to enter a new paradigm in drug manufacture. Firmly grounded in biotechnology, protein-based pharmaceuticals offer the promise of achieving drug benefits far beyond anything yet accomplished by small molecule drugs....

2014-05-21 23:08:59

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp attempts to submit an invention, Cholesterol Reader, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 "Everyone I know talks about their cholesterol," said an inventor from Oakland Park, Fla. "All of us have to go to the doctor whenever we want our cholesterol levels checked. This is inconvenient and expensive, which is why I came up with a way to test your cholesterol at home." He developed the Cholesterol Reader to effectively...

infertility and high cholesterol
2014-05-21 05:21:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Couples who are having trouble conceiving might want to have their cholesterol levels checked, according to new research published online Tuesday by The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. According to the study authors, high cholesterol could impair fertility, and couples in which each partner had elevated levels took the longest time to conceive. Furthermore, cases in which the woman had a high cholesterol level...

2014-05-16 11:35:38

The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine Even if treated, hypertension and high cholesterol are increasingly common for people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), according to a new study from researchers at Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai Roosevelt hospitals in New York and the University of California, Davis. The finding – published online in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes – leads the study authors to recommend greater emphasis on...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'