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2008-09-25 12:00:43

DENVER, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Corgenix Medical Corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: CONX) , a worldwide developer and marketer of diagnostic test kits, has received notification of U.S.

2008-08-28 18:00:51

Patients who discontinue statin medication after an acute myocardial infarction -- heart attack -- increase their risk of dying, Canadian researchers said.

2008-07-11 09:01:07

The American Academy of Pediatricians's recommendation of statins for warding off cardiac diseases in children has sparked an industry wide debate globally, according to the New York Times.

2006-04-12 10:20:00

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Although statins lower mortality in heart attack sufferers who are between 65 and 80 years old, they may not be as effective in older patients, according to a study.

2006-03-31 11:25:00

A fiber-rich diet may help control levels of a blood protein linked to an increased risk of heart disease, new research suggests.

2005-12-29 10:15:00

People with very low levels of "bad" LDL cholesterol who suffer a heart attack or other severe acute cardiac event may benefit from initiating a statin right after the event, a study shows.

2005-11-15 11:30:00

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. researchers said on Monday they may have made progress toward explaining why statin drugs, which lower cholesterol, do not work as well in some people as in others -- especially blacks.

2005-09-28 16:17:49

New research shows that levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), produced by the liver and not at the lesion site, correlate with the degree of atherosclerosis. The paper by Sun et al., "C-reactive protein in atherosclerotic lesions: its origin and pathophysiological significance," appears in the October issue of The American Journal of Pathology and is accompanied by a commentary.

2005-08-29 14:29:11

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Giving a heart attack patient a statin drug right away reduces the chance he or she will die by 50 percent, U.S. researchers said on Monday.

2005-08-29 15:11:19

In the largest clinical study of its kind, UCLA researchers found that early treatment with a statin drug within 24 hours of having a heart attack reduced in-hospital mortality rates by over 50 percent.

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