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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...

2013-07-23 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...

Study Says Statins Are Safe
2013-07-10 13:49:13

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A comprehensive study review has added to the growing body of evidence indicating the anti-inflammatory drugs known as statins have no significant side effects. The case for statin use is already strong, and some doctors are calling for its widespread use as a preventative regimen. Oxford University epidemiologist Rory Collins caused a stir last year with his presentation entitled, "The Case for Statins in a Wider Population" to the...

2013-07-10 12:02:17

Implementing smoke-free laws and increased tobacco taxes in India would yield substantial and rapid health benefits by averting future cardiovascular disease (CVD) deaths, according to a new study published this week in PLOS Medicine. The results of this study, conducted by Sanjay Basu and colleagues of Stanford University, USA, suggest that specific tobacco control strategies would be more effective than others for the reduction of CVD deaths over the next decade in India and possibly in...

2013-07-02 23:23:42

Great Cholesterol Lie created by Dwight Lundell is the latest book that reveals to people causes of heart disease, symptoms, and treatments. In a full Great Cholesterol Lie overview, Tony Nguyen from Vkool.com indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Great Cholesterol Lie is the latest book that reveals to people all necessary information about heart disease such as causes of heart disease, symptoms, prevention, and treatments. This heart disease treatment...

2013-06-20 23:03:06

The firm is currently offering Lipitor lawsuit evaluations to women who have suffered from serious alleged adverse Lipitor side effects. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Drugs like Lipitor and its generic equivalents are poised to become Baby Boomers´ drug of choice, according to a June 19 MarketWatch report based on a Mayo Clinic study.* The Rottenstein Law Group LLP, which represents clients in Lipitor cases, acknowledges the report with some concern considering the allegations...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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