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2014-05-01 08:34:19

Study results presented at the National Lipid Association Scientific Sessions 2014 ORLANDO, Fla., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kowa Pharmaceuticals America, Inc. announced results of a pre-specified safety analysis from the INTREPID (HIV-infected patieNts and TREatment with PItavastatin vs. pravastatin for Dyslipidemia) trial evaluating the effect of LIVALO(®) (pitavastatin) 4 mg compared with pravastatin 40 mg in HIV-infected adults with dyslipidemia following completion of the 40-week...

2014-03-06 08:32:02

LAS VEGAS, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Vansen Pharma Inc. [OTCQB: VNSN] is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ali Moghaddam to its Board of Advisors. Mr. Moghaddam is an accomplished pharmaceutical executive with over 25 years of experience in both Canada and the U.S., having played a transformational role with companies such as Bristol- Myers Squibb Canada, Linson Pharma Inc. (generic business unit of BMS), Allergan Canada, and E-Z-EM Inc. U.S. (now part of Bracco Group)....

2010-06-21 07:00:00

MONTGOMERY, Ala. and INDIANAPOLIS, June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kowa Pharmaceuticals America, Inc., and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that LIVALO® (pitavastatin) tablets is now available in retail pharmacies throughout the United States. LIVALO, a statin medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in August 2009 is indicated for adults as an adjunctive therapy to diet for the treatment of primary hyperlipidemia or mixed...

2009-10-28 21:27:26

Besides their tremendous value in treating high cholesterol and lowering the risk of heart disease, statins have also been reported to potentially lower the risks of other diseases, such as dementia. However, a study in the October Journal of Lipid Research finds that similar statin drugs can have profoundly different effects on brain cells "“both beneficial and detrimental. These findings reinforce the idea that great care should be taken when deciding on the dosage and type of statin...

2009-06-22 07:00:00

HAIKOU CITY, China, June 22 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Pharma Holdings, Inc. ("China Pharma") (OTC Bulletin Board: CPHI), which develops, manufactures, and markets specialty pharmaceutical products in China, today announced that it has received official approval from China's State Food and Drug Administration ("SFDA") to enter Phase I and Phase II clinical trials to test the efficacy of its cholesterol-lowering drug, Rosuvastatin. The Company plans to begin the trials in the...

2009-06-16 07:00:00

Pitavastatin represents important treatment option for more vulnerable populations BOSTON, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- New data presented today showed that pitavastatin is an effective treatment for the management of dyslipidemia in elderly patients, with a similar safety and tolerability profile to low-dose pravastatin. The Phase III data were presented today by Kowa, at the XV International Symposium on Atherosclerosis in Boston. "This study shows the effectiveness of pitavastatin to lower...

2009-03-06 23:00:46

A U.S. study suggests some statin drugs used to lower cholesterol may also reduce sexual pleasure, researchers said. The research, involving more than 1,000 adults with high LDL cholesterol, found patients who took simvastatin -- marketed as Zocor -- had the largest LDL drop and the largest drop in sexual pleasure, USA Today reported Friday. Pravastatin -- marketed as Pravachol -- did not lower LDL as well as Zocor but patients reported no significant decline in sexual pleasure, the report...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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