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2014-06-30 23:19:55

On June 24, the FDA announced that 7,379 bottles (lot 3121005) of Red Yeast Rice dietary supplement, by Doctor's Best, are recalled because they were found to contain undeclared Lovastatin. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on...

2014-02-19 23:28:21

National network of attorneys will continue consumer updates of allegations raised in Australia and maintain offer of complimentary consultations in connection with concerns announced by FDA that Lipitor and other statins increase the risk of developing diabetes. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/lipitor-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople today announced its latest update over litigation involving the popular anti-cholesterol medication...

2013-09-17 23:30:16

Vitamin E tocotrienols may soon be sharing the platform with other bone health supplements, suggests a recent study using American River Nutrition’s DeltaGold® annatto tocotrienol supplement with or without statins in osteoporotic rats. Hadley, MA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Annatto tocotrienol – mainly composed of delta-tocotrienol – given with or without statins stimulated bone formation and cut back bone decay in a postmenopausal osteoporosis rat model, according to findings...

Statin Benefits For Dementia And Cataracts
2013-09-03 05:10:21

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An inexpensive and commonly used cholesterol medication could be used to prevent cataracts and reduce a person’s risk of developing dementia, according to research presented over the weekend at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress in Amsterdam. In one study, Dr. Tin-Tse Lin and colleagues studied nearly 58,000 Taiwanese patients, and found taking high-potency statins reduced their risk of developing...

2013-09-02 09:53:11

Dr Gitt said: "There are wide variations between European countries in the achievement of LDL-cholesterol (LDL-C) targets. However the effect of different reimbursement systems on meeting the targets was unknown." Between June 2008 and February 2009 DYSIS assessed the prevalence and types of persistent lipid abnormalities in patients receiving statins. Eligible patients were at high risk of a cardiovascular event, aged >45 years, and had been on chronic statin treatment for at least...

2013-07-29 16:35:29

Statins, a class of cholesterol-lowering drugs found in millions of medicine cabinets, may help treat Rett Syndrome, according to a study published today in Nature Genetics. The Rett Syndrome Research Trust (RSRT) funded this work with generous support from the Rett Syndrome Research Trust UK and Rett Syndrome Research & Treatment Foundation. Rett Syndrome is a neurological disorder that affects girls. A seemingly typical toddler begins to miss developmental milestones. A regression...

2013-05-24 13:52:41

But some statins can reduce risk of diabetes Treatment with high potency statins (especially atorvastatin and simvastatin) may increase the risk of developing diabetes, suggests a paper published today on bmj.com. Statins are among the most widely prescribed medications for the prevention of cardiovascular events. Although tolerated well, an association with new-onset diabetes has recently been suggested. One trial suggested a 27% increased risk of diabetes with rosuvastatin whereas...

New Drug Helps Lower High Cholesterol
2012-11-07 07:57:10

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Statins are the first line of defense for many people with high cholesterol. For some patients, however, statins do not reduce their low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL) levels. LDL is considered the "bad cholesterol." Some patients' bodies are unable to tolerate statins, or they simply do not respond sufficiently to the medication. New research from Brigham and Women's Hospital, presented at the 2012 American Heart Association...

2012-08-23 23:19:44

A study from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, published August 22 online by PLoS ONE, reports that muscle problems reported by patients taking statins were related to the strength or potency of the given cholesterol-lowering drugs. Adverse effects such as muscle pain and weakness, reported to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) were related to a statin's potency, or the degree by which it typically lowers cholesterol at commonly prescribed doses....


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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