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2014-09-26 23:01:36

The Firm is evaluating potential Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of individuals who developed Type 2 diabetes allegedly due to their use of the statin medication. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 As Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/) that allege use of the statin medication caused patients to develop Type 2 diabetes continue to move forward in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the publication of a new study which suggests that long-term statin use may...

2014-09-24 23:03:38

The Firm is evaluating potential Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of individuals who developed Type 2 diabetes, allegedly due to their use of the cholesterol-lowering statin. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/) filed on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed Type 2 diabetes due to their use of the cholesterol-lowering statin are moving forward in the federal litigation underway in U.S. District Court, District of South...

2014-09-22 16:26:02

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients who were treated with a statin in the hospital after suffering from a hemorrhagic stroke were significantly more likely to survive than those who were not, according to a study published today in JAMA Neurology. This study was conducted by the same researchers who recently discovered that the use of cholesterol-lowering statins can improve survival in victims of ischemic stroke....

2014-09-22 12:31:09

DUBLIN, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "PCSK9 and Other Novel Hypercholesterolemia Drugs" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Worldwide statistics indicate that there is a high cholesterol burden despite the presence of many cholesterol-lowering drugs in the market. Out of all the available options, statins have been ubiquitously prescribed over the last 25 years. Researchers have concluded that...

2014-09-19 23:01:43

The Firm is evaluating Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of individuals who developed Type 2 diabetes, allegedly due to their use of the statin medication. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/ ) that allege the statin medication caused some patients to develop Type 2 diabetes continue to move forward in a federal multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports....

2014-09-15 16:29:14

Patients starting on generic statins vs. branded statins had an eight percent lower rate of cardiovascular events and death WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by researchers at CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and Brigham and Women's Hospital published today in the Annals of Internal Medicine, is the first to investigate whether starting on a generic versus a brand-name drug for the treatment of high cholesterol is associated with improved health outcomes. The...

2014-09-15 16:26:30

LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- INTRODUCTIONWorldwide statistics indicate that there is a high cholesterol burden despite the presence of many cholesterol-lowering drugs in the market. Out of all the available options, statins have been ubiquitously prescribed over the last 25 years. Researchers have concluded that reduction of plasma LDL cholesterol (LDLC) is the cornerstone of assessing heart risk. Irrespective of baseline cholesterol concentration, each mmol/L LDLC reduction...

2014-09-15 12:27:24

Expert Panel Re-affirms the Importance of Setting Cholesterol Goals for the Prevention of Heart Attack and Stroke NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the National Lipid Association (NLA) released new recommendations based on a panel of independent experts, published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology. The recommendations highlight the importance of doctors and patients setting cholesterol goals and focusing on patient's risk and risk factors, rather than on specific...

2014-09-15 12:24:42

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Best practices" in medicine are based on clinical trials, which are supposedly at the highest level of evidence. But instead of bringing sound science into drug testing, clinical trials have brought a neglect of patients' individual needs and an epidemic of over-prescribing, writes Henry Bauer, Ph.D., in the fall issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons. The benefits of vaccination or antibiotics are readily...

2014-09-08 23:01:21

Free Mount Sinai Health System Cholesterol Fairs in September to Raise Awareness About the Importance of Maintaining Healthy Cholesterol Levels New York, NY (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 This September the Mount Sinai Health System will host five, free cholesterol fairs in honor of National Cholesterol Education Month. The effort is meant to increase awareness about the importance of maintaining healthy cholesterol levels to prevent cardiovascular diseases and stroke, and to promote a daily...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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