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about health home » cholesterol » newsRecent cholesterol newsGrapefruit May Improve Cholesterol (WebMD)New research shows that grapefruit -- especially red grapefruit -- may improve cholesterol, according to a new study.

Pfizer May Sell Good Cholesterol Drug Alone (Forbes)The decision represents a change for Pfizer''s biggest-selling medicine.

Cholesterol high in those at risk for heart ills (Reuters via Yahoo! News)People who are at highest risk for cardiovascular disease generally have the lowest level of control of high cholesterol levels, investigators report.

Isis Pharmaceuticals Study Shows Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Reduces Triglyceride Levels (Money Sense)Biotech company Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. released more data Thursday from a clinical study of its experimental cholesterol-lowering drug ISIS 301012 showing that the treatment also lowers triglyceride levels.

Pfizer 2006 profit view disappoints (Reuters via Yahoo! News)Pfizer Inc. , the world''s largest drug maker, on Friday forecast slightly lower 2006 earnings and signaled that sales growth of its cholesterol fighter Lipitor could be halved, sending shares lower.

Pfizer 2006 profit view disappoints, stock falls (Reuters via Yahoo! News)Pfizer Inc. , the world''s largest drugmaker, on Friday forecast slightly lower 2006 earnings and signaled that sales growth of its cholesterol fighter Lipitor could be halved, sending shares lower.

Pfizer Expects Earnings to Miss Estimates (AP via Yahoo! News)Pfizer Inc., the world''s largest drugmaker, said Friday its sales will remain essentially flat this year as its top selling cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor faces increased competition from generic alternatives and a key blood pressure drug loses patent protection.

Nearly Half Of People Who Need Cholesterol Treatment Don''t Get It (Science Daily)Even though treatment for cholesterol disorders can reduce the risk of heart and blood vessel disease by about 30 percent over five years, many at-risk people aren''t getting adequate treatment, according to researchers from Wake Forest University School of Medicine and colleagues reporting in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.

The Changing Face of Cholesterol Management (PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance)The Healthcare Group at Frost & Sullivan is pleased to announce its Exclusive Healthcare 2006 Quarterly Analyst Briefing Presentation on the U.S. Cholesterol Drug market to be held on Thursday, February 16, 2006 at 2:00pm CST / 3:00pm EST.

Control cholesterol (Pacific Daily News)Amid her large assortment of educational materials, Jean Facchini has a favorite: It''s a plastic model of arteries, showing the dangerous progression that happens when a person suffers from excessive plaque buildup.

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