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2011-06-07 10:55:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with high cholesterol who regularly take their cholesterol-lowering medications have significantly fewer hospitalizations from cardiovascular problems and can reduce their health care costs by as much as $944 over 18 months, according to research published in the June 1 issue of the American Journal of Cardiology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100609/MEDCOLOGO) The study conducted by the Medco Research...

2011-05-11 06:15:00

HOERSHOLM, Denmark and SAN DIEGO, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Santaris Pharma A/S, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the research and development of mRNA and microRNA targeted therapies, today announced that it has advanced a second drug from its cardiometabolic program, SPC4955 into Phase 1 clinical trials, for the treatment of high cholesterol. Developed using Santaris Pharma A/S proprietary Locked Nucleic Acid (LNA) Drug Platform, SPC4955 is a...

2011-05-04 06:15:00

HOERSHOLM, Denmark and SAN DIEGO, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Santaris Pharma A/S, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the research and development of mRNA and microRNA targeted therapies, today announced that it has advanced SPC5001 into Phase 1 clinical trials for the treatment of high cholesterol. SPC5001 is a mRNA-targeted drug that inhibits the exciting new target, Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin/Kexin type 9 (PCSK9), a protein involved in removing low density...

2011-04-19 14:21:00

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study released today shows that eye exams are often the first to detect chronic diseases like diabetes and hypertension. The study, conducted by Human Capital Management Services Group (HCMS), a national human capital consulting firm, found that eye doctors detected signs of certain chronic conditions before any other healthcare provider recorded the condition--65 percent of the time for high cholesterol, 20 percent of the...

2011-04-15 08:13:00

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. and the only cause of death among the top 10 that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed. However, treating high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and other vascular risk factors may help lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease in people who already show signs of declining thinking skills or memory problems. Researchers studied 837 people with mild cognitive impairment, the stage of memory loss...

2011-04-13 21:59:24

Treating high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and other vascular risk factors may help lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease in people who already show signs of declining thinking skills or memory problems. The research is published in the April 13, 2011, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Researchers followed 837 people with mild cognitive impairment, the stage of memory loss that often leads to Alzheimer's...

2011-04-12 07:15:00

CLEVELAND, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuroendocrinology Letters has just published a paper by the Dzugan Institute of Restorative Medicine entitled "Correction of steroidopenia as a new method of hypercholesterolemia treatment." In this study, Principle Investigator Sergey Dzugan, M.D., Ph.D., demonstrates that "correction of steroidopenia with anthropo-identical hormones" (bio-identical hormone restorative therapy or HT) can be an inexpensive and effective method of treatment for high...

2011-03-09 08:00:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Knowing what to eat when you have both type 2 diabetes and high LDL cholesterol can be tough, but now it's time to make good on your New Year's resolutions. To help adults with either or both of these chronic health conditions make healthy food choices the Two Reasons, One Recipe campaign features new recipes - such as a delicious baked apple and wild berry frozen fruit pops - as well as shopping and cooking tips developed by acclaimed chef...

2011-02-23 08:24:38

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- High cholesterol and blood pressure in middle age may not only be risk factors for heart disease, but also for developing early cognitive and memory problems, according to this study. Participants of the study included 3,486 men and 1,341 women with an average age of 55 who underwent cognitive tests three times over ten years. The tests measured reasoning, memory, fluency, and vocabulary. Participants received a Framingham risk scores that is used to predict 10-year risk...

2011-02-21 20:53:16

Middle-age men and women who have cardiovascular issues, such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure, may not only be at risk for heart disease, but for an increased risk of developing early cognitive and memory problems as well. That's according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 63rd Annual Meeting in Honolulu April 9 to April 16, 2011. For the study, 3,486 men and 1,341 women with an average age of 55 underwent cognitive tests three...


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