News tagged with cholesterol drug

HDL: Not so 'good' after all?

After years of having it drilled into their heads, most people now know that LDL (low-density lipoprotein) is the "bad" cholesterol package that increases the risk of cardiovascular disease, and HDL (high-density ...

Aug 28, 2012
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Some drugs are going generic this year and next

Dozens of brand-name prescription drugs are losing their patent protection, allowing generic versions to enter the market and consumers to save 30 to 80 percent on those medications, said David Belian, director of media relations ...

Aug 03, 2012
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Test for statin side effects launched

(Medical Xpress) -- A simple diagnostic test developed at Oxford University, and launched today by Massachusetts-based Boston Heart Diagnostics, will identify those at increased risk of rare but serious side ...

Jun 01, 2012
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