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2014-03-30 08:20:05

Data From Two Separate Phase 3 Studies of Evolocumab (AMG 145), a PCSK9 Inhibitor, Presented in Late-Breaking Clinical Trials Session at ACC.14 - Data Add to the Three Pivotal Studies Presented Yesterday THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., March 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced new detailed data from two Phase 3 pivotal studies that showed treatment with its novel investigational cholesterol-lowering medication, evolocumab (AMG 145), resulted in a statistically significant...

2014-03-29 16:20:11

Data From Three Separate Phase 3 Studies of Evolocumab (AMG 145), a PCSK9 Inhibitor, Presented as Featured Clinical Research at ACC.14 THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., March 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced new detailed data from three Phase 3 studies that showed treatment with its novel investigational cholesterol-lowering medication, evolocumab (AMG 145), resulted in a statistically significant reduction of 55-66 percent in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C)...

2014-03-24 20:23:34

Five Phase 3 Studies With Evolocumab (AMG 145) to be Featured in Late-Breaking and Clinical Research Presentations - Data Form the Basis of Global Filing Plan THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that it will present pivotal Phase 3 data from five clinical studies evaluating evolocumab (AMG 145), an investigational fully human monoclonal antibody that inhibits PCSK9, a protein that reduces the liver's ability to remove low-density...

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...

2014-01-22 08:29:20

Sterol/Stanol Softgels Offer a Convenient Way to Improve Cholesterol Levels NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A research study published this month in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics demonstrates the effectiveness of a sterol/stanol ester softgel capsule for lowering low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol in individuals with high cholesterol levels. Plant sterols and stanols occur naturally in plant-based foods and have been shown to decrease...

2013-12-11 08:31:29

Guideline highlights need for healthy lifestyle to improve heart health NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to a new American Heart Association (AHA) and American College of Cardiology (ACC) guideline for treatment of high cholesterol levels, EHE International Vice President of Medical Affairs Dr. Susan Spear issued the following statement: "The Medical Advisory Board of EHE International has reviewed the guidelines, and finds the fundamental principles sound and...

2013-11-24 23:00:17

Crunch Cholesterol designed by Colin Carmichael is a new book that covers detailed instructions on how to reduce high cholesterol levels effortlessly. A detailed Crunch Cholesterol overview on the site Vkoolelite indicates if this book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 Cholesterol is a type of fat (lipid) in their blood. If people have too much cholesterol, it starts to build up in their arteries (blood vessels). The buildup of cholesterol narrows their arteries and...

2013-11-07 23:33:46

LOTUS Nutraceuticals, a natural and highly effective supplements company which treats a variety of issues such as, diabetes, thyroid function, high cholesterol and weight gain, will now be selling its products on Revnutrition.com, a leading online vendor of nutritional products. (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 LOTUS Nutraceuticals, a natural and highly effective supplements company which treats a variety of issues such as, diabetes, thyroid function, high cholesterol and weight gain, will now...

2013-10-17 16:57:00

Researchers find 5-fold increase in high cholesterol risk What leads to high cholesterol? Your genes and lifestyle factors may not explain it all. A study presented today at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress has connected some of the risk for high cholesterol in adults to their mother's cholesterol levels before she even became pregnant. The key finding: if a mother had high LDL ("bad") cholesterol prior to a pregnancy, her children are almost five times as likely to also have high...

2013-06-06 08:29:40

PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent guidance from the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) highlight for the first time a cardiovascular risk factor management algorithm that identifies treatments of dyslipidemia in patients with type 2 diabetes.(1 )In these new guidelines, Welchol(®) (colesevelam HCI) is the only therapy recognized that provides patients with a dual-benefit: it helps to lower both A1C and LDL cholesterol ("bad" cholesterol or LDL-C)...