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Weighing benefits of cholesterol meds
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Cardiologists nationwide, including Delaware, are weighing the risks and benefits behind cholesterol lowering statins and whether a typical heart scan which measures damage to a person's arteries could help someone make the decision to take the life …

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UNM, NIH researchers develop vaccine to treat high cholesterol
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A team of researchers at the University of New Mexico (UNM) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have developed a vaccine to treat high cholesterol. The vaccine, which targets a molecule called PCSK9, a protein involved in cholesterol metabolism …

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Cholesterol drug fails in late-stage trials
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After years of clinical trials, Eli Lilly has given up on evacetrapib, a potentially cholesterol-busting drug that was meant to lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, Medscape reports. In an interim data review of a phase III clinical trial, the …

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Express Scripts Allots 750 Million To Cover Amgen And Sanofi Cholesterol Drugs
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Express Scripts announced that they will be paying for Amgen and Regeneron/Sanofi's costly cholesterol drugs for their members. The company said they were able to negotiate the best prices and thus is now confident in providing the medicines under …

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Deciding To Use Cholesterol-Loweing Statins
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Heart disease is the top killer of Americans and experts say there is no doubt that high cholesterol plays a big part. Cholesterol-lowering drugs or statins are “game-changers” for many patients, but for millions of Americans and their doctors it may …

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New cholesterol drugs won't be budget busters: Express Scripts
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NEW YORK Express Scripts Holding Co said on Wednesday two costly new cholesterol fighters will not be "budget busters" for its clients and that most prescriptions for the potent drugs have been rejected because patients did not meet required medical …

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Does berberine help with lowering cholesterol?
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Several experts in complementary and alternative medicine have pointed out the potential for it to lower cholesterol in conjunction with red yeast rice (Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, Suppl. 2, 2015). Its action on blood sugar appears to …

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12 tips to reduce high cholesterol
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If you're one of the approximately 31 million people in the U.S. who have been diagnosed with high cholesterol, trying to get it under control can be challenging. True, for some people high cholesterol is genetic, but experts say there are still things …

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Health Department notes Sept. cholesterol education month
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The Henry and Stark County Health Departments announces that September is National Cholesterol Education Month, so let's take a look at some steps you can take to help lower your cholesterol. Too much cholesterol in the blood can lead to heart disease …

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