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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...

2013-06-13 23:01:00

Father's Day, on Sunday, June 16, is an excellent opportunity to help dad avoid a devastating heart attack or stroke. SHAPE recommends arranging for a simple, inexpensive cardiovascular scan by calling your doctor or a SHAPE Certified Physician in your area at: http://www.shapesociety.org/locator/store_locator.php. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Since last Father's Day, almost 500,000 American men have died due to a sudden heart attack or stroke, leaving behind emotionally and...

2013-06-06 23:32:52

A recently filed lawsuit alleges that the prescription medication Lipitor failed to disclose the risk of women developing type 2 diabetes. Georgetown, SC (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 A recently filed federal lawsuit in South Carolina (civil case no. 2:13-cv-796-CWH) is giving women who allegedly developed type 2 diabetes as a result of taking prescription Lipitor, a cholesterol lowering statin, a chance to be heard. South Carolina attorney, David L. Hood is currently reviewing Lipitor diabetes...

2013-06-06 23:02:07

The firm is currently offering Lipitor lawsuit evaluations to women who have suffered from allegedly serious adverse Lipitor side effects. (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 As Lipitor lawsuits progress, a new study of members of the United States military has found that statins such as Lipitor can cause bone and joint problems in those who use the drug. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP, which accepts clients for Lipitor-induced diabetes lawsuits, notes that those alleged side effects are in addition to...

2013-05-30 23:21:10

The Driscoll Firm, P.C., is now receiving inquiries from women who believe they may have been exposed to an increased risk of Type 2 diabetes after taking the Lipitor cholesterol-lowering drug. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 John J. Driscoll, an attorney who represents drug injury victims throughout the United States, announced today that his law firm is now accepting and investigating inquiries from those who believe they may have developed diabetes after taking the Lipitor...

2013-05-29 23:02:14

The firm is currently offering Lipitor lawsuit evaluations to women who have allegedly suffered from serious Lipitor side effects. Philadelphia, Penn. (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Grocery chain Wegmans, looking to gain market share, is giving out free generic Lipitor to customers to whom the drug has been prescribed by doctors, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.* The Rottenstein Law Group LLP, which manages the Lipitor Lawsuit Center at http://www.lipitorlawyer.us, is concerned by this...

2013-05-21 14:46:28

Both fine-particle air pollution and noise pollution may increase a person's risk of developing cardiovascular disease, according to German researchers who have conducted a large population study, in which both factors were considered simultaneously. "Many studies have looked at air pollution, while others have looked at noise pollution," said study leader Barbara Hoffmann, MD, MPH, a professor of environmental epidemiology at the IUF Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine...


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