Latest high cholesterol Stories

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...

2012-09-20 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...

2012-07-31 23:02:53

Adding to its numerous research studies, Optimum Clinical Research has started studying a human antibody´s effect on high cholesterol, currently seeking patients for clinical study. SALT LAKE CITY (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 Researchers at Optimum Clinical Research are embarking on a medical study analyzing the effects of a human antibody on high cholesterol. Jared Shields, recruitment coordinator at Optimum Clinical Research, said the study could provide cardiologists a powerful tool to...

2012-05-01 23:00:59

According to QuickMedical, this new study should encourage more people to monitor their heart and brain health via cholesterol screening. Issaquah, Wa (PRWEB) May 01, 2012 QuickMedical, a leading distributor of the CardioChek® cholesterol testing instrument for healthcare professionals, and the CardioChek® home cholesterol analyzer released a statement today hailing a new study by Kaiser Permanente. The study suggests that high cholesterol levels are a significant risk factor for...

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