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2014-02-19 23:27:12

AlignLife provides a free webinar to educate on Cholesterol and the risk of statin medications. (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 This Thursday, February 20th at 7pm EST, AlignLife clinics will be hosting a free webinar to educate the community about the dangers of statin medications and a natural approach to the management of cholesterol. An interesting study published in The Lancet looked at the incidence of heart disease in 52 countries and revealed that over 90% of heart disease is...

2014-02-12 08:29:41

New Published Study Reveals BergaMet(TM) Added to Statins Enhances Lipid Lowering and Artery Health DENVER, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New published research reveals that a highly concentrated proprietary extract of the Calabrian bergamot fruit called BergaMet(TM) (38% citrus bergamot extract, NathealthSolutions) enhances the effect of the lipid lowering drug rosuvastatin (Crestor(TM)) when given to patients with elevated cholesterol. Led by cardiologists Franco Romeo and Vincenzo Mollace,...

2014-02-11 23:28:11

Avail is conducting a randomized, placebo-controlled study to assess the efficacy, long-term safety and tolerability of a new high cholesterol drug in subjects with primary hyperlipidemia or mixed dyslipidemia at risk of cardiovascular events. DeLand, FL (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 *To see if you qualify for this High Cholesterol Clinical Study in DeLand, visit Avail Clinical Research on the web (http://www.availclinical.com) or contact us directly at (386) 785-2404. There is no cost to...

2014-02-06 12:27:16

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study, "Effect of probiotics on biomarkers of cardiovascular disease: implications for heart-healthy diets," published in the January issue of Nutrition Reviews, examined 26 clinical studies and two meta-analyses to assess the potential of probiotics in reducing LDL-cholesterol. Of the probiotics examined, L. reuteri?NCIMB 30242 (Cardioviva(TM)) was found to best meet therapeutic lifestyle change (TLC) dietary requirements by: 1....

Mediterranean Diet Lowers Heart Disease Risk, Even In Younger Adults
2014-02-05 12:58:23

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The popular Mediterranean diet has once again proven to be healthy, showing a lower risk of heart disease among a Midwestern group of firefighters. Researchers from Harvard School of Public Health and Cambridge Health Alliance studied a large group of young Midwestern firefighters and found that those who stuck to a Mediterranean-style diet were less likely to develop cardiovascular disease later in life. "Our study adds more...

2014-02-04 11:23:37

Intensive blood pressure and cholesterol lowering was not associated with reduced risk for diabetes-related cognitive decline in older patients with long-standing type 2 diabetes mellitus, according to a study by Jeff D. Williamson, M.D., M.H.S., of the Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, N.C., and colleagues. Patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) are at increased risk for decline in cognitive function, for reduced brain volume and increased white matter lesions on brain imaging,...

2014-02-04 08:33:16

Urges Reinstatement of SPA for Heart Drug Vascepa NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The EPA Drug Initiative (EPADI) asserts that the FDA did not live up to its own scientific integrity standards in rescinding the Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) related to the "ANCHOR" sNDA for the triglyceride (TG) lowering drug, Vascepa, and urges that the Agency adhere to its own policies in the appeal of the SPA rescission decision. (Photo:...

2014-02-03 23:24:59

Save 10% on all heart health lab testing in February. Use promo code HEART10 when ordering to save. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 With Valentine's Day around the corner, Request A Test, a leading national provider of direct to consumer lab testing, wants to remind everyone to take care of their heart. During the month of February, all testing orders from the heart health category will be 10% off. To take advantage of this savings, customers just need to use promo code...

2014-02-03 23:03:44

Lab testing company offers discount on test panels on Feb. 7. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 The Centers for Disease Control estimates that heart disease is responsible for one in every four deaths annually in the United States. This February, to celebrate American Heart Health Month, ANY LAB TEST NOW® is encouraging Americans to Take Control Of Your Health® and come in for testing and monitoring. To further encourage Americans to get their heart health checked, ANY...

2014-01-30 16:26:43

RUTHERFORD-2 Study Meets Co-Primary Endpoints of LDL Cholesterol Reduction THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that the Phase 3 RUTHERFORD-2 (RedUction of LDL-C with PCSK9 InhibiTion in HEteRozygous Familial HyperchOlesteRolemia Disorder Study-2) trial evaluating evolocumab in combination with statins and other lipid-lowering therapies in patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HeFH) met its co-primary...