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2014-02-11 23:28:11

Avail is conducting a randomized, placebo-controlled study to assess the efficacy, long-term safety and tolerability of a new high cholesterol drug in subjects with primary hyperlipidemia or mixed dyslipidemia at risk of cardiovascular events. DeLand, FL (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 *To see if you qualify for this High Cholesterol Clinical Study in DeLand, visit Avail Clinical Research on the web (http://www.availclinical.com) or contact us directly at (386) 785-2404. There is no cost to...

2014-02-11 23:04:58

You're hearing everywhere what you should eat for a healthier heart, but here's a list of what you want to avoid putting on your grocery list. Mexia, Texas (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Every February, millions join together to raise awareness for Heart Health Month by hosting events, honoring loved ones and spreading healthy information to help those fighting heart disease. The information surrounding heart healthy foods is plentiful, but what if you want to know what not to eat?...

2014-02-08 23:03:18

For heart health during American Heart Month, the VENDYS technology from Endothelix offers a simple, noninvasive test for advancing early detection and effective monitoring of cardiovascular health. The test can be performed in a doctor's office and is paid by most insurance companies. Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 08, 2014 As the American Heart Association recognizes February as American Heart Month, a simple and inexpensive FDA-approved technology is breaking new ground in helping...

2014-02-07 12:55:29

Viruses mutate fast, which means they can quickly become resistant to anti-viral drugs. But viruses also depend on proteins and nutrients provided by their hosts, and therefore one strategy to identify new anti-viral drugs is to identify and target such host-cell components. A paper published on February 6th in PLOS Pathogens reports that proteins involved in the regulation of cholesterol are essential for hantavirus entry into human host cells. There are only about 30 known human cases of...

2014-02-06 12:27:16

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study, "Effect of probiotics on biomarkers of cardiovascular disease: implications for heart-healthy diets," published in the January issue of Nutrition Reviews, examined 26 clinical studies and two meta-analyses to assess the potential of probiotics in reducing LDL-cholesterol. Of the probiotics examined, L. reuteri?NCIMB 30242 (Cardioviva(TM)) was found to best meet therapeutic lifestyle change (TLC) dietary requirements by: 1....

Mediterranean Diet Lowers Heart Disease Risk, Even In Younger Adults
2014-02-05 12:58:23

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The popular Mediterranean diet has once again proven to be healthy, showing a lower risk of heart disease among a Midwestern group of firefighters. Researchers from Harvard School of Public Health and Cambridge Health Alliance studied a large group of young Midwestern firefighters and found that those who stuck to a Mediterranean-style diet were less likely to develop cardiovascular disease later in life. "Our study adds more...

2014-02-03 23:24:59

Save 10% on all heart health lab testing in February. Use promo code HEART10 when ordering to save. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 With Valentine's Day around the corner, Request A Test, a leading national provider of direct to consumer lab testing, wants to remind everyone to take care of their heart. During the month of February, all testing orders from the heart health category will be 10% off. To take advantage of this savings, customers just need to use promo code...

2014-02-03 23:03:44

Lab testing company offers discount on test panels on Feb. 7. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 The Centers for Disease Control estimates that heart disease is responsible for one in every four deaths annually in the United States. This February, to celebrate American Heart Health Month, ANY LAB TEST NOW® is encouraging Americans to Take Control Of Your Health® and come in for testing and monitoring. To further encourage Americans to get their heart health checked, ANY...

2014-01-30 16:26:43

RUTHERFORD-2 Study Meets Co-Primary Endpoints of LDL Cholesterol Reduction THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that the Phase 3 RUTHERFORD-2 (RedUction of LDL-C with PCSK9 InhibiTion in HEteRozygous Familial HyperchOlesteRolemia Disorder Study-2) trial evaluating evolocumab in combination with statins and other lipid-lowering therapies in patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HeFH) met its co-primary...

2014-01-27 10:30:58

Dysfunctional version of normally protective protein that makes HDL found to promote inflammation and coronary artery disease Cleveland Clinic researchers have discovered the process by which high-density lipoprotein (HDL) – the so-called "good cholesterol" – becomes dysfunctional, loses its cardio-protective properties, and instead promotes inflammation and atherosclerosis, or the clogging and hardening of the arteries. Their research was published online today in the journal Nature...


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