lipid-lowering

Related to lipid-lowering: Antihyperlipidemic, Hypolipidemic agent
a.1.(Med.) Serving to reduce the concentration of lipid, such as cholesterol, in the blood; - of medications, such as Mevinolin, that are used especially to reduce blood cholesterol, as a preventive measure against heart disease.
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has published new research exploring the effect of lipid-lowering drugs, including statins, on the morphology of cholesterol particles in human serum samples was published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Visualized Experiments, the company said.
Contract notice: Resolution Of The Catalan Salon And Salon Consortium Institut Social Care Of Catalunya, For The Bidding Of A Framework Agreement For The Supply Of Drugs For Lipid-Lowering Treatment With Pcsk Inhibitors 9.
SAN DIEGO--In the 3 months before their atherosclerotic cardiovascular event, 40% of high-risk patients with diabetes received no prescription for lipid-lowering therapy, researchers reported at the annual scientific sessions of the American Diabetes Association.
SAN DIEGO -- In the 3 months before their atherosclerotic cardiovascular event, 40% of high-risk patients with diabetes received no prescription for lipid-lowering therapy, researchers reported at the annual scientific sessions of the American Diabetes Association.
Peter Belamarich, pediatrician from Montefiore Medical Center in New York City, emphasized that universal screening addresses risk factors rather than a disease, and that there needs to be more proof that lipid-lowering therapies do not harm children.
With the clinical data available for bococizumab, and with two similar lipid-lowering drugs currently marketed, the company decided that bococizumab is not likely to provide value to patients, physicians, or shareholders.
LOJUXTA is indicated as an adjunct to a low-fat diet and other lipid-lowering medicinal products with or without low density lipoprotein (LDL) apheresis in adult patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH).
Fibrates are lipid-lowering drugs that were pushed out of the limelight by statins, which have greater LDL-lowering capability.
Depending on the results of the blood cholesterol tests, your doctor may advise you to make diet and lifestyle changes, may prescribe lipid-lowering drugs, or in some cases take both of these measures.
NEW ORLEANS -- In major clinical trials of lipid-lowering agents, the mortality benefit derived from medical therapy persists long after the studies end, according to a meta-analysis presented at the meeting.
Higher plasma levels of HDL cholesterol were associated with a decreased risk of both probable and possible Alzheimer's disease, even after adjusting for vascular risk factors and lipid-lowering treatments.
Swedish biotech company Karo Bio AB (OMX Stockholm:KARO) said on Wednesday that the company intends to initially develop its leading lipid-lowering candidate drug eprotirome for the treatment of high-risk patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HeFH).