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2014-05-02 08:25:43

Data suggest lower risk of major adverse cardiovascular events and death, especially in patients with diabetes or prior coronary heart disease ORLANDO, Fla., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LipoScience, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPDX), a diagnostic company pioneering a new field of personalized nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) diagnostics to advance the quality of patient care in cardiovascular, metabolic and other diseases, today announced data suggesting that the use of a target low-density lipoprotein...

2014-04-30 23:25:16

Host GJ Reynolds and co-host Neil Haley, The Total Tutor of the SimplyG Radio Show, interviewed Kurt Warner to find out about his latest project First and Goal. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Host GJ Reynolds and co-host Neil Haley, The Total Tutor of the SimplyG Radio Show, interviewed Kurt Warner to find out about his latest project First and Goal. Reynolds shared, "Kurt you have been such an excellent role model, both on the field and off of it. Thank you!" Warner’s...

2014-04-30 23:05:48

The Charleston-based law firm continues to investigate claims of women who developed Type II diabetes after taking the cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor as 56 cases are centralized into multidistrict litigation in South Carolina. CHARLESTON, W.Va. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The Bell Law Firm’s Charleston Lipitor attorneys are currently investigating injury claims related to the development of Type II diabetes in women who took Lipitor in light of the recent consolidation of 56 similar cases...

2014-04-29 12:34:49

Results presented at the American Academy of Neurology meeting CARLSBAD, Calif., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) today provided an update on both of its ongoing open-label Phase 2 clinical studies of ISIS-SMN(Rx) in infants and children with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) at the 66(th) American Academy of Neurology (AAN) meeting in Philadelphia, PA. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130807/LA60006LOGO Results from Phase 2 study in infants with SMA...

Free Ride? Statin Users Are Consuming More Calories
2014-04-28 13:23:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Statins are drugs designed to lower cholesterol in individuals at increased risk for cardiovascular disease, and a new study has suggests that these drugs are giving people a false sense of security. According to the study, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, individuals taking statins between 2009 and 2010 were consuming more calories and fat compared to those who used statins 10 years earlier. "We believe that this is...

2014-04-27 23:00:42

The Firm is actively evaluating Lipitor lawsuit claims on behalf of individuals who allege their use of the cholesterol-lowering medication caused them to develop Type 2 diabetes. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 27, 2014 In just over a month, nearly 200 new Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/ ) have been filed in a federal litigation underway in the U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed Type 2 diabetes due to...

2014-04-15 23:15:08

National network of attorneys continues to offer no-cost consultations to consumers over allegations that Lipitor and other statins increase the risk of developing diabetes. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/lipitor-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople today announced today the scheduling of a key court hearing involving litigation* containing allegations that the anti-cholesterol medication Lipitor may cause patients to develop diabetes....

2014-04-11 23:01:14

The Firm is evaluating Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of patients who allegedly developed Type-2 diabetes due to their use of the statin medication. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 As hundreds of Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/ ) continue to move forward in federal court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the publication of a new study that examines the potential impact of new statin guidelines issued last year by the American College of Cardiology and American Heart...

2014-04-04 23:00:54

The Firm is evaluating Lipitor Lawsuits on behalf of patients who developed new-onset Type 2 diabetes, allegedly due to Lipitor. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/) that allege the use of the cholesterol-lowering statin caused patients to develop new-onset Type 2 diabetes continue to move forward in the federal multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports....

2014-04-01 23:01:23

The Firm is investigating Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of patients who allegedly developed Type 2 diabetes due to their use of the cholesterol-lowering statin. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 As 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 continue to mount in federal court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the release of two new studies which suggest...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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