Latest Red yeast rice Stories

2009-10-29 05:00:00

INDIAN HARBOUR BEACH, Fla., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- New Health Corp. is proud to announce that HeartSavior(TM) and LipidShield® Plus are now available at Publix Supermarkets. HeartSavior and LipidShield Plus are natural cholesterol fighting products developed by a heart surgeon that have been clinically proven to lower cholesterol and triglycerides while improving circulatory health. The products were well tolerated during the course of the Company sponsored study....

2009-06-24 08:00:00

Study Published in Annals of Internal Medicine CHERRY HILL, N.J., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nuvilex, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NVLX), an emerging healthcare consumer products company, announced today that red yeast rice, an ingredient contained in Cinnechol, one of the Company's primary supplement products, has been recently proven to decrease levels of low-density lipoprotein, or LDL cholesterol, in dyslipidemic patients. LDL cholesterol is known more informally as "bad"...

2009-06-16 07:12:19

Red yeast rice pills could be one of the keys in helping people lower their cholesterol levels. Researchers studied a group of 62 patients, who were at risk of heart attack or stroke because of their abnormally high levels of low-density lipo-protein (LDL) cholesterol.All 62 patients had experienced muscle pain or weakness as a result of taking statins, the standard care for lowering LDL cholesterol. Patients in the study were randomly assigned to either 1800 mg a day of red yeast rice...

2009-02-03 08:47:00

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Eleven million people are currently lowering their cholesterol with statins -- and that number continues to climb as doctors prescribe these pharmaceuticals to those with normal cholesterol as a preventive measure. But these powerful drugs have many side effects, some of which are permanent. Natural Solutions: Vibrant Health, Balanced Living's February issue, on newsstands now, explores these side effects and describes healthy lifestyle choices and...

2008-07-10 00:00:08

Pennsylvania researchers say an alternative, or naturopathic, method to lower cholesterol can be as effective as cholesterol-reducing medications. Lead author Dr. David Becker of the University of Pennsylvania Health System said that although the safety of statins has been well documented, 40 percent of patients who receive statins take it for less than one year. The researchers randomly assigned half of 74 patients with high blood cholesterol to the alternative treatment group. They...

2008-07-08 15:00:12

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: John Murphy of Mayo Clinic, +1-507-284-5005 (days), +1- 507-284-2511 (evenings), newsbureau@mayo.edu ROCHESTER, Minn., July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A great deal of scientific evidence shows that cholesterol-reducing medications known as statins can help prevent coronary artery disease. Although the safety of these medications has been well documented, as many as 40 percent of patients who receive a prescription for statins take the drug for less than...

2008-06-26 06:00:00

By Nicholas Bakalar Chinese food may be good for the heart. Researchers tested a common ingredient, Chinese red yeast rice, or rice fermented using a certain yeast species, and found that it reduced the risk of repeat heart attacks in people who have already had one. The Chinese study, published on June 15 in The American Journal of Cardiology, tested 4,870 men and women who had had heart attacks within five years. They were randomly assigned to take 600 milligrams a day of yeast rice...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
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