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2013-06-03 23:24:14

Crunch Cholesterol created by Colin Carmichael is a newly updated high cholesterol treatment program that provides people with step-by-step instructions on how to lower cholesterol naturally. A full Crunch Cholesterol review on the site Vkool.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Crunch Cholesterol created by Colin Carmichael is a newly updated high cholesterol treatment program that provides people with step-by-step instructions on how to lower...

2013-02-26 08:29:14

LONDON, February 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the World Health Organization and CDC, more than 500 million people worldwide and approximately one-third of American adults (more than 78 million people) are obese. In addition to obesity, high cholesterol, blood pressure and triglycerides are significant risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Biotechnology companies like Vivus Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS) and Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHN) would be instrumental in...

2013-02-14 08:30:16

WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A survey conducted by AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) of more than 2000 American adults reveals that only 1 in 5 (20 percent) respondents consider themselves at increased risk for atherosclerosis-a progressive disease where plaque builds up in the arteries slowly over time.*( )The survey also revealed that only 21 percent of respondents could correctly identify all 6 surveyed atherosclerosis risk factors (high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes,...

2013-01-08 08:29:59

As Part of the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC) diet, Sterol/Stanol Softgels Offer a Convenient Way to Improve Cholesterol Levels NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Pharmavite LLC: A research study published this month in the journal Nutrition demonstrates the effectiveness of a sterol/stanol ester-based softgel capsule for decreasing LDL cholesterol in...

Generic Lipitor Substitute Recalled By Ranbaxy
2012-11-30 10:34:23

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online New Delhi-based Ranbaxy Laboratories recently announced that they would stop production of Atorvastatin, a product similar to Pfizer Inc.´s Lipitor that focuses on fighting high cholesterol. The company´s decision was prompted by a recent recall by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The voluntary recall covers Atorvastatin tablets at 10mg, 20mg, and 40mg strengths. The tablets were recalled due to the...

2012-11-05 12:26:19

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from the USAGE survey, the largest known cholesterol survey in the U.S. involving more than 10,100 statin users(1), were presented today at the American Heart Association's Annual Scientific Sessions, the leading gathering of cardiovascular disease experts in the country. John O'Hurley, Seinfeld and Dancing with the Stars actor and high cholesterol patient, is dedicated to educational efforts in support of the USAGE survey. As a result of the...

2012-10-04 06:26:22

ST. PAUL, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study presented today by pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics (Prime), in collaboration with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross), at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy's 2012 Educational Conference, showed that individuals with high cholesterol who stayed on their statin medications over a two-year period were healthier but had a slightly higher overall cost of care. The study found individuals adherent to statin...

2012-10-03 06:30:29

Recipients of hematopoietic cell transplants (HCT) are at an increased risk of developing heart disease risk factors such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and high cholesterol. Long-term survivors of HCT with multiple heart disease risk factors treated with chemotherapy or radiation prior to HCT have an especially high risk of developing heart disease. WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research appearing online today in Blood, the Journal of the American Society...

2012-09-20 16:48:42

Striking findings highlight need for aggressive monitoring, early treatment to prevent later heart attacks, strokes A federally funded study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Children's Center has found that children with mild to moderate kidney disease have abnormally thick neck arteries, a condition known as carotid atherosclerosis, usually seen in older adults with a long history of elevated cholesterol and untreated hypertension. The findings – published online ahead of...

2012-08-01 10:25:51

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifescript.com, a women's health and wellness website headquartered in Mission Viejo, Calif., has launched a new online Cholesterol Health Center, designed to help women learn about and manage their cholesterol levels. Cholesterol is a type of fat found in the blood. Too much of it leads to heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women. High cholesterol contributes to about 20% of all strokes and 50% of all heart attacks; it affects about 36...