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Why certain cholesterol drugs are so hard to get - Futurity - Futurity: Research News



Futurity: Research News
 
Why certain cholesterol drugs are so hard to get - Futurity 
Futurity: Research News
Only a third of patients with a prescription for a certain kind of cholesterol drug actually take the medication home from the pharmacy. Here's why.

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Costs, Health Insurers Hinder Patient's Access to Cholesterol ... - Pharmaceutical Executive (press release) (blog)



Costs, Health Insurers Hinder Patient's Access to Cholesterol ... 
Pharmaceutical Executive (press release) (blog)
A study was released from Duke Clinical Research Institute, finding that many prescriptions for a class of drugs proclaiming to be game changers for high ...

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These cholesterol drugs could be game-changers. But most can't ... - Durham Herald Sun



Durham Herald Sun
 
These cholesterol drugs could be game-changers. But most can't ... 
Durham Herald Sun
Most prescriptions for a class of drugs heralded as game-changers for people with stubbornly high cholesterol are going unfilled because of high out-of-pocket ...

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Lifestyle diseases, change in nutrition consumption pattern making urban India unhealthy - Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)



Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)
 
Lifestyle diseases, change in nutrition consumption pattern making urban India unhealthy 
Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)
For hyperlipidemia, there are two components: cholesterol level and level of high-density lipoprotein (HDL). About 22.3 per cent of men and 22.4 per cent of women suffer from high cholesterol levels. About 40.4 per cent of men and 27.7 per cent of ...

 


Global Outlook for Cholesterol Lowering Drugs Market by Key Trends and Analysis 2025 - Find Market Research By Abhishek Budholiya (press release) (blog)



Global Outlook for Cholesterol Lowering Drugs Market by Key Trends and Analysis 2025 
Find Market Research By Abhishek Budholiya (press release) (blog)
Ezetimibe is an adjuvant therapy to be used with statins to manage hyperlipidemia. PCSK9 is a protein that blocks the LDL cholesterol binding sites in the liver thus lowering LDL cholesterol removal from body. PCSK9 inhibitor is an emerging class of ...

 


Karnataka is 2nd in cholesterol level in country - Deccan Herald - Deccan Herald



Deccan Herald
 
Karnataka is 2nd in cholesterol level in country - Deccan Herald 
Deccan Herald
Poor nutritional parameters, ranging from high cholesterol and triglyceride level in the blood to widespread smoking and alcohol consumption in men, expose ...

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Inflammation 101 ? get smart for good health - Dorchester Banner



Inflammation 101 ? get smart for good health 
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Inflammation is defined by the free online medical dictionary as a localized protective response elicited by injury or destruction of tissues, which serves to destroy, dilute, or wall off both the injurious agent and the injured tissue. The ...

 


Statin Use Examined Among HIV Patients in Real-World Settings - Monthly Prescribing Reference



Statin Use Examined Among HIV Patients in Real-World Settings 
Monthly Prescribing Reference
SAN DIEGO?Despite having a strong indication for statin-based therapy according to the 2013 ACA/AHA blood cholesterol guidelines, two-thirds of HIV+ patients were not prescribed appropriate therapy, according to a study presented at IDWeek 2017 ...

 


Psoriasis Linked to High Cholesterol Levels, Study Finds - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network



Psoriasis Linked to High Cholesterol Levels, Study Finds 
AJMC.com Managed Markets Network
The study demonstrates why hyperlipidemia may be associated to certain autoimmune diseases, including psoriasis. This link will continue to be explored through the targeting of antigens that provoke T-cells that will assist in providing the necessary ...

 


Antimalarials in RA: A Preventive CV Role? - MedPage Today



Antimalarials in RA: A Preventive CV Role? 
MedPage Today
In addition, the pooled differences for high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and triglycerides were +4.1 (95% CI 2.2 to 6) mg/dL and -19.1 (95% CI -27.2 to -11.1) mg/dL, again favoring those who used the drug, the researchers reported online in ...