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2014-04-02 08:33:03

Researchers Continue to Reveal Benefits to Consuming Anthocyanin-Rich Foods like Strawberries WATSONVILLE, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to new published research in the Journal of Nutrition, consumption of anthocyanin-rich foods such as strawberries may play an important role in lowering cholesterol and other risk factors for cardiovascular disease. To evaluate the effects of strawberries on cardiovascular risk factors, researchers at Oklahoma State University...

2014-04-01 08:28:50

New investigational PCSK9 inhibitor shown to significantly reduce LDL-C among Japanese patients BRIDGEWATER, N.J. and TARRYTOWN, N.Y., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that the first Phase 2 study with alirocumab, an investigational monoclonal antibody targeting PCSK9 (proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9), in Japanese patients met its primary endpoint. The results...

2014-03-31 12:28:19

Findings Presented at the American College of Cardiology Annual Meeting Using the VAP® Lipid Panel Highlight Connection between Lipoproteins and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data presented from two meta-analyses using the Atherotech Vertical Auto Profile (VAP(®))( )Lipid Panel showed the impact high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and remnant lipoprotein (RLP) cholesterol have on determining a patient's risk for hard coronary heart...

2014-03-31 09:39:28

Popular cholesterol-lowering drugs may offer added benefit for men with erectile dysfunction Statins are associated with a significant improvement in erectile function, a fact researchers hope will encourage men who need statins to reduce their risk of heart attack to take them, according to research to be presented at the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session. Erectile dysfunction is common in older men, especially among those with cardiovascular risk factors...

Winter's Cold May Lead To Higher Cholesterol Levels: Study
2014-03-28 12:02:26

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Past research has shown that heart attacks and heart-related deaths rise during the winter months and researchers at Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease recently found that increased cholesterol levels may be to blame. The new study, which is being presented at the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session in Washington, DC this week, is based on cholesterol parameters among a sample...

2014-03-28 08:26:53

U.S. Healthcare Professionals Now Can Perform Lab-Accurate Lipid and Liver Diagnostics with a simple fingerstick using the Piccolo® Blood Chemistry Analyzer. UNION CITY, Calif., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, today announced the Food and Drug Administration granted CLIA waived status for capillary draw for CHOL, HDL and TRIG. Combined with existing CLIA waived tests for...

2014-03-24 20:23:34

Five Phase 3 Studies With Evolocumab (AMG 145) to be Featured in Late-Breaking and Clinical Research Presentations - Data Form the Basis of Global Filing Plan THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that it will present pivotal Phase 3 data from five clinical studies evaluating evolocumab (AMG 145), an investigational fully human monoclonal antibody that inhibits PCSK9, a protein that reduces the liver's ability to remove low-density...

2014-03-17 08:30:17

Study Meets Primary Endpoint of LDL Cholesterol Reduction THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that the Phase 3 TESLA (Trial Evaluating PCSK9 Antibody in Subjects with LDL Receptor Abnormalities) trial evaluating evolocumab met its primary endpoint of the percent reduction from baseline at week 12 in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C). The percent reduction in LDL-C, or "bad" cholesterol, was clinically meaningful and statistically...

2014-03-07 16:22:46

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study just released in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that different flavors of peanuts - salted, spicy, honey-roasted, or unsalted - result in positive health benefits. The study, "A Randomized Trial on the Effects of Flavorings on the Health Benefits of Daily Peanut Consumption," was conducted at Purdue University and included over 150 men and women who incorporated peanuts into their daily diet for 12 weeks....

2014-03-03 23:01:45

Kyowa Hakko USA announces that Pantesin is a comprehensive and safe dietary supplement that supports healthy cholesterol levels. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 A recently published study in Vascular Health and Risk Management showed that Pantesin® Pantethine was effective in lowering cardiovascular risk markers in study participants with low to moderate risk factors who were eligible for statin therapy. Specifically when compared to placebo, Pantesin showed significant changes...