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2014-03-21 12:24:25

MUMBAI, India and BALTIMORE, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharma Major Lupin Limited (Lupin) announced today that its US subsidiary, Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc. has launched its Niacin Extended-Release Tablets USP, 500 mg, 750 mg, 1000 mg strengths having received final approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday. Lupin's Niacin Extended-Release Tablets USP, 500 mg, 750 mg, 1000 mg strengths are the AB-rated generic...

2014-03-19 08:28:25

CARLSBAD, Calif., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced today that it has initiated a Phase 1 clinical study for ISIS-ANGPTL3(Rx), an antisense drug targeting angiopoietin-like 3 protein (ANGPTL3), an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease. ISIS-ANGPTL3(Rx) is designed to act as a broad dyslipidemia agent. By reducing ANGPTL3, ISIS-ANGPTL3(Rx) has the potential to reduce LDL-cholesterol and triglycerides, and to increase...

2014-03-13 17:18:53

Investigators call on drug regulators to provide clear evidence to patients on claims of drug side effects At a time when the wider prescription of statins is under renewed public scrutiny, a substantial analysis of placebo-controlled randomised trials of statins has found that only a small minority of side effects reported by those taking the cholesterol-lowering drugs are actually attributable to them. Almost all the side effects reported in these trials "occurred anyway when patients...

2014-03-07 16:22:46

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study just released in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that different flavors of peanuts - salted, spicy, honey-roasted, or unsalted - result in positive health benefits. The study, "A Randomized Trial on the Effects of Flavorings on the Health Benefits of Daily Peanut Consumption," was conducted at Purdue University and included over 150 men and women who incorporated peanuts into their daily diet for 12 weeks....

2014-03-04 12:25:48

Dietary Supplement Niacin Helps to Maintain Good Cholesterol within a Healthy Range MAPLE GROVE, Minn., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- February has passed and with its close comes the end of American Heart Month. But the end of the month should not be the end of proactively supporting heart health. According to the American Heart Association, an estimated 83.6 million American adults have one or more types of Cardiovascular Disease and 98.9 million Americans age 20 and over have high...

2014-02-18 08:29:41

Brighter, smoother skin with a few shakes of this unique formula! PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoStrata Company, Inc., the creator of the original Glycolic Acid peel, is pleased to announce the debut of Vitamin C(+) Antiaging Booster, available February 1, 2014. The NEW dermatologist developed product is the latest and most technologically advanced treatment for helping to smooth wrinkles and brighten dark spots improving skin texture and luminosity. Vitamin C has...

2014-02-17 12:21:22

Vertellus is excited to announce its newest product NiaPro(TM) Encapsulated Niacin, an encapsulated feed-additive form of niacin. INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NiaPro(TM)( )Encapsulated Niacin is formulated to control early digestion in the rumen and deliver an effective dose of niacin to the intestine, producing optimal benefits. The coating is durable but digestible and breaks down fully in the intestine. Niacin has been shown to benefit cows in lactation, especially...

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,...

2014-01-27 10:30:58

Dysfunctional version of normally protective protein that makes HDL found to promote inflammation and coronary artery disease Cleveland Clinic researchers have discovered the process by which high-density lipoprotein (HDL) – the so-called "good cholesterol" – becomes dysfunctional, loses its cardio-protective properties, and instead promotes inflammation and atherosclerosis, or the clogging and hardening of the arteries. Their research was published online today in the journal Nature...

2014-01-22 10:31:44

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai designs HDL nanoparticle to deliver statin medication inside inflamed blood vessels to prevent repeat heart attacks and stroke Up to 30 percent of heart attack patients suffer a new heart attack because cardiologists are unable to control inflammation inside heart arteries — the process that leads to clots rupturing and causing myocardial infarction or stroke. But a report in Nature Communications by Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai...


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