Latest Statin Stories

2013-11-19 11:55:09

Based on the largest comprehensive systematic review to date, researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania concluded that available evidence does not support an association between statins and memory loss or dementia. The new study, a collaborative effort between faculty in Penn Medicine's Preventive Cardiovascular Program, the Penn Memory Center, and the Penn Center for Evidence-Based Practice, will be published in Annals of Internal Medicine. "Statins...

2013-11-13 23:03:32

The Firm is now investigating Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of individuals who developed new-onset Type 2 diabetes, allegedly due to their use of Lipitor. (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/) continue to mount in courts around the country, as Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the filing of a new claim in West Virginia Federal Court on behalf of a woman who allegedly developed new-onset Type 2 diabetes due to her use of the cholesterol –lowering drug....

Cholesterol Guidelines Updated
2013-11-13 11:38:29

[ Watch the Video: Statins Should Be Prescribed To More People ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Cholesterol-lowering drugs should be prescribed to about 33 million more Americans, according to new guidelines for healthcare providers recently released by a joint committee from the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology. The new guidelines said those without cardiovascular disease, but who have a 7.5 percent or higher risk for a heart attack...

2013-10-29 23:35:25

Attorney Paul d’Oliveira alerts patients taking Lipitor that recent studies have linked the drug to type 2 diabetes and other complications. The law firm works with some of the more experienced Lipitor lawyers, who charge no fee unless and until the client gets a settlement or award. (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 A series of medical studies have investigated the effects of the drug Lipitor. According to U.S. News, patients who take statin drugs like Lipitor “may slightly increase their...

Study Challenges Risk Of Saturated Fats
2013-10-25 10:50:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The cardiovascular risk of eating butter, cheese, red meat and other foods high in saturated fat has been overstated, and the cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins are being overprescribed, according to new research appearing in the latest edition of the British Medical Journal. Study author Aseem Malhotra, and interventional cardiology specialist registrar at Croydon University Hospital in London, wrote that while “the...

2013-10-18 23:25:27

Plaintiff in Lipitor Lawsuit Is Seeking to Have All Federal Claims Involving Allegations of Type 2 Diabetes Consolidated in a Multidistrict Litigation in South Carolina Federal Court Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 Lipitor lawsuits are now being evaluated by Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced personal injury law firm, on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed Type 2 diabetes due to their use of Lipitor. According to court documents, a Plaintiff in a Lipitor lawsuit...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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