Quantcast

Latest Cholesterol Stories

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...

2014-05-13 23:07:54

Spangenberg Shibley & Liber is now investigating claims on behalf of individuals who allegedly have developed type 2 diabetes after taking statins, a cholesterol lowering medication. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Spangenberg Shibley & Liber is now investigating claims on behalf of individuals who allegedly have developed type 2 diabetes after taking Lipitor, a cholesterol lowering medication. Lipitor, a brand name for the drug Atorvastatin that was approved by the FDA in...

2014-05-02 10:23:15

Johns Hopkins research finds subclinical disease in half of those studied, but specialized imaging needed to detect it Traditional first-line checks of such heart disease risk factors as cholesterol, blood pressure and smoking habits aren’t nearly good enough to identify cardiovascular disease in otherwise healthy, young firefighters, according to results of a small Johns Hopkins study. Previous studies have found that cardiovascular disease accounts for 45 percent of deaths of...

2014-05-02 08:25:43

Data suggest lower risk of major adverse cardiovascular events and death, especially in patients with diabetes or prior coronary heart disease ORLANDO, Fla., May 2, 2014 /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 data suggesting that the use of a target low-density lipoprotein...

2014-05-01 08:34:19

Study results presented at the National Lipid Association Scientific Sessions 2014 ORLANDO, Fla., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kowa Pharmaceuticals America, Inc. announced results of a pre-specified safety analysis from the INTREPID (HIV-infected patieNts and TREatment with PItavastatin vs. pravastatin for Dyslipidemia) trial evaluating the effect of LIVALO(®) (pitavastatin) 4 mg compared with pravastatin 40 mg in HIV-infected adults with dyslipidemia following completion of the 40-week...

Free Ride? Statin Users Are Consuming More Calories
2014-04-28 13:23:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Statins are drugs designed to lower cholesterol in individuals at increased risk for cardiovascular disease, and a new study has suggests that these drugs are giving people a false sense of security. According to the study, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, individuals taking statins between 2009 and 2010 were consuming more calories and fat compared to those who used statins 10 years earlier. "We believe that this is...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
Related