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2014-12-03 12:26:01

Novel Emerging Therapies Are Expected to Reinvigorate a Market Constrained By Patent Expirations of Leading Treatments, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass.,

2014-09-22 12:31:09


2013-10-14 23:20:48

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Conflicting Opinions On HDL As 'Good' Cholesterol
2012-05-18 09:28:44

High-density lipoprotein, otherwise known as HDL, was thought to be “good” cholesterol. However, a new study, based on databases of genetic information, disproves the HDL theory and states that rising HDL may not have any change to heart disease risk.

2011-11-15 19:31:45

Researchers at Cleveland Clinic reported today that administration of a new drug– evacetrapib – can dramatically increase HDL (good) cholesterol, while significantly lowering LDL (bad) cholesterol).

2011-11-15 09:53:01

Among patients with sub-optimal low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) or high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) levels, use of the drug evacetrapib alone or in combination with statin medications was associated with significant increases in HDL-C levels and decreases in LDL-C levels.

2011-08-04 10:34:48

US regulators will be considering a plan from pharmaceutical giant Pfizer to introduce an over-the-counter version of its top-selling heart drug Lipitor.

2011-07-19 07:40:34

A medicine designed to improve levels of "good" cholesterol may also help control blood sugar in people with diabetes who are taking cholesterol-lowering drugs, according to this study.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.