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2010-07-08 13:57:42

Women who have the most serious form of angina are three times as likely to develop severe coronary artery disease (CAD) as men with the same condition.

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2010-07-07 06:05:00

European children with high levels of bad cholesterol and triglycerides will soon have a new way to fight those health issues after the European Union approved a new chewable form of Lipitor, Pfizer said Tuesday.

2010-04-26 06:15:00

HOERSHOLM, Denmark and SAN DIEGO, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Santaris Pharma A/S, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of RNA-targeted therapies, today announced that it has advanced into drug development a discovery research candidate directed against PCSK9 (proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9), an important new target for the treatment of high cholesterol.

2010-04-01 07:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the largest provider of retail-based medical clinics in the United States, has introduced a series of convenient health condition monitoring services to help patients previously diagnosed with diabetes, asthma, high cholesterol and high blood pressure overcome the challenges of living with their conditions.

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2010-03-26 13:19:12

A new study from Iowa State University's Nutrition and Wellness Research Center (NWRC) may give men a way to combat high cholesterol without drugs -- if they don't mind sprinkling some flaxseed into their daily diet.

2010-01-19 12:26:27

Buying medicine by mail may encourage patients to stick to their doctor-prescribed medication regimen, new research suggests.

2009-12-02 18:26:55

Tiny insects can shed light on human regulatory processes, U of U-led studies find.

2009-10-20 15:29:12

A new study shows uninsured American adults with chronic illnesses like diabetes or high cholesterol often go undiagnosed and undertreated, leading to an increased risk of costly, disabling and even lethal complications of their disease.

2009-09-25 04:46:22

Since the introduction of statins to treat high cholesterol, the decline in lipid levels experienced by the wealthy has been double that experienced by the poor.

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2009-09-18 12:30:00

Many studies have been conducted to show the beneficial effects of a healthy lifestyle involving no smoking, a balanced diet and exercise, but few have been able to gauge the negative impacts of an unhealthy lifestyle.


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