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2013-08-10 23:02:31

It's tragic that all Americans can't benefit from such life-saving screening tests because most insurance companies do not pay for it. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 10, 2013 The Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE) congratulates President Bush on his return to good health after undergoing surgery to treat a blocked coronary artery using a stent. This procedure is called a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Also to be recognized is the President's...

2013-08-07 23:00:13

Total cholesterol levels can be reduced with natural sources, according to new research conducted and posted at the eHealthMax.com company. Levels that are too high in LDL can be lowered using products created for reduction of LDL levels. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Cholesterol is one of the health factors that both men and women of any age can be affected by when improper diet or certain medications raise harmful LDL levels in the body. New research has been examined by the...

2013-08-01 08:37:18

Atherosclerosis is an inflammatory disease with accumulation of cholesterol in the vessel walls. The atherosclerotic plaque is built up throughout life and when it ruptures it leads to heart attack or stroke. T cells are important immune cells able to direct the immune response; they are present in the plaques at all stages and signal to other cells through contact or secretion of cytokines, a type of hormone-like signal molecules. In the present study the researchers have identified a...

2013-07-30 23:17:29

The use of pesticides, drugs and simple carbohydrates are spreading at an alarming rate and placing an added burden on our already over-burdened liver cells, the primary site for detoxification in our bodies. In light of the recent EPA announcement considering raising allowable residues higher, the solubilized triple anti-oxidant from Ethical Alternative Products, ThioGel-L is now available for a complimentary trial. Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 The liver is a decidedly unglamorous...

2013-07-29 16:35:29

Statins, a class of cholesterol-lowering drugs found in millions of medicine cabinets, may help treat Rett Syndrome, according to a study published today in Nature Genetics. The Rett Syndrome Research Trust (RSRT) funded this work with generous support from the Rett Syndrome Research Trust UK and Rett Syndrome Research & Treatment Foundation. Rett Syndrome is a neurological disorder that affects girls. A seemingly typical toddler begins to miss developmental milestones. A regression...

2013-07-29 16:25:06

DUBLIN, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/49ljmx/statins_market_to) has announced the addition of the "Statins Market to 2018 - Weak Product Pipeline and Shift of Focus towards Combination Therapies will Lead to Erosion of Brand Share" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/49ljmx/statins_market_to ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This...

2013-07-23 23:03:41

Via a CNN Health report, the growing epidemic of patients with increasingly more difficult to treat high levels of bad cholesterol has medical researchers seeking new drugs to tackle the problem. (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 In the United States, there is a continued problem facing the medical community of patients with increasingly high and difficult to treat conditions such as High Cholesterol. Historically medications with statin-blockers have been given to patients with this disease in order...

2013-07-22 23:00:09

For men with heart disease, steps that prevent heart attacks include taking needed medications, staying physically active, adopting a healthy diet, engaging in a cardiac rehabilitation program, getting a flu shot, drinking alcohol in moderation, and maintaining a healthy weight. Boston MA (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Sometimes there seems to be no end to the media's advice for men about heart health. The ever-expanding menu of foods that are good for the heart and bad for it, the must-do...

2013-07-18 12:28:01

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. today announced that it has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Abbreviated New Drug Application for fenofibric acid EQ 45 mg and EQ 135 mg delayed-release (DR) capsules. Fenofibric acid DR is the generic version of AbbVie's Trilipix(®) and is indicated: in combination with a statin to reduce TG and increase HDL-C in patients with mixed dyslipidemia and CHD...

2013-07-15 12:25:18

PITTSBURGH, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that its U.S.-based subsidiary Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has launched Fenofibric Acid Delayed-release Capsules, 45 mg and 135 mg. Fenofibric Acid Delayed-release Capsules, 45 mg and 135 mg, are the generic version of Abbott's Trilipix® Capsules, which are indicated as an adjunct to diet in combination with a statin to reduce triglyceride and increase high-density lipoprotein cholesterol in...