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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...

2014-02-03 23:03:44

Lab testing company offers discount on test panels on Feb. 7. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 The Centers for Disease Control estimates that heart disease is responsible for one in every four deaths annually in the United States. This February, to celebrate American Heart Health Month, ANY LAB TEST NOW® is encouraging Americans to Take Control Of Your Health® and come in for testing and monitoring. To further encourage Americans to get their heart health checked, ANY...

2013-07-30 08:32:34

HOUSTON, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Polymer Technology Systems, Inc. (PTS, Inc.), the U.S.-based manufacturer of the CardioChek family of point-of-care diagnostic products, introduced the CardioChek Plus analyzer today at the annual American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) in Houston. The CardioChek Plus analyzer is a combination reflectance lipid and electrochemical glucose analyzer that delivers rapid test results for lipids and glucose simultaneously. The system has...

Debate Rages Over Cholesterol Screening For Children
2012-07-24 08:26:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online According to recent commentary by Thomas Newman, MD, MPH, Mark Pletcher, MD, MPH and Stephen Hulley, MD, MPH, of the  University of California - San Francisco (UCSF) Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, new recommendations for lipid screening in children are based on opinion and "fail to weigh health benefits against potential harms." The guidelines were written by a panel assembled by the National Heart, Lung and...

2012-02-15 19:00:00

ANY LAB TEST NOW®´s Advanced Heart Health Screening Tests Can Detect What the Standard, Run of the Mill Lipid Test Cannot Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) February 15, 2012 Last year more than 1.2 million Americans suffered a coronary attack, according to the CDC. Nearly half of those victims had cholesterol levels within the normal range. In these cases, it was not the total amount of cholesterol detected by standard lipid testing but the size and density of the lipoproteins that lead to...

2011-11-16 09:58:08

New research may provide clues into the molecular links between psoriasis and heart disease Collaborative research from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has shown that psoriasis patients have an increased risk of heart attack, stroke and cardiovascular death, especially if the psoriasis is moderate to severe. Now, Penn researchers have discovered the potential underlying mechanism by which the inflammatory skin disease impacts cardiovascular health. In two new...

2011-05-16 22:16:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc. (HDL, Inc.), www.myhdl.com, a CAP accredited leader in health management, announced today its sponsorship of the Advanced Risk Assessment and Diagnostic Testing Dinner Symposium (Non-CME) at the 2011 National Lipid Association (NLA) Scientific Sessions on the evening of Friday, May 20 in New York, NY. The Advanced Risk Assessment and Diagnostic Testing Dinner Symposium (Non-CME) is a promotional educational...

2011-01-23 12:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael F. Richman M.D., F.A.C.S., founder of The Center for Cholesterol Management in Los Angeles, has been featured in the Associated Press (AP) for his groundbreaking approach to reversing the alarming increase in chronic diseases. "It's a privilege to be recognized by mainstream media for the fight against heart disease. One in two people die from heart disease every year, so it's critical that we all take notice," said Dr. Michael Richman,...

2010-09-17 09:59:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Detailed cholesterol testing for Type 2 diabetes patients is the focus of a newly published article by Atherotech Diagnostics Lab Chief Medical Officer Michael E. Cobble, M.D. "Advanced Lipid Testing" appears in the September/October 2010 quarterly issue of Practical Diabetology. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091228/LA30526) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091228/LA30526) The article discusses the clinical...

2010-08-25 17:30:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Atherotech Diagnostics Lab will exhibit its VAP® Cholesterol Test in booth 105 at the National Lipid Association (NLA) Summer 2010 Clinical Lipid Update. The meeting takes place August 27-29 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. Expert faculty and thought leaders will share their insights and expand attendees' knowledge of comprehensive lipid testing and emerging therapies for dyslipidemia and related cardiometabolic...