Topic Archives: cardiovascular disease

This particular bit of news leaves your friend Doc Gumshoe shaking his head in puzzlement.  To wit, in the US it is expected that there will be a substantial shortage of physicians in the upcoming years.   The American Association of Medical Colleges predicts that this shortage may reach about 122,000 physicians by the year […]

Frank Curzio’s latest ad for his Curzio Research Advisory newsletter ($79/yr) starts out with a pretty big promise… “There’s a one-in-three chance someone you know could be saved by this new device. “That’s because one in three Americans will die due to cardiovascular disease – the No.1 killer not only in America, but worldwide.” And […]

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    Hi Travis, regarding your hip - you might consider trying acupuncture and/or prolotherapy . Both are low risk and mi...

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    Yet several more nails in the coffin of the "cholesterol hypothesis" of cardiovascular disease. LDL cholesterol plays ab...

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    Along with 10+ other markers. Cardiovascular disease is not a result of a single cause but multi-factorial....

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    Doc, Most US Dr.s still recommend statins for patients whose cholesterol exceeds guidelines even if they have had not ...

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    Pharmageddon Forty years ago Ancel Keys2 sold the concept of the cholesterol etiology of cardiovascular disease, an...

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    I think the egg debate is definitely inconclusive at this point. As a pathologist who has cut through calcified atherosc...

  • SoGiAm

    $RKDA - Arcadia Biosciences Achieves Key Resistant Starch Wheat Technology Milestones, Prepares for Commercial Launch ...

  • SoGiAm

    $ESPR - Upcoming Milestones March 2018: Top-line results expected from the pivotal Phase 3 Study 4 (10...

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    $RVX sp Previously mentioned on SGS. Resverlogix is up 20% today Resverlogix Repays $68.8 Million Loan 12/06/2017 7...

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    I haven't seen this one here before. (Caution long post) miRagen $MGEN $7.75 np yet -- don't know enough about micr...

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    #MetFormin Larry this has all you need --see page 4 MetFormin Prevents Cardiovascular Disease and footnote 28. This has...

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    The most common types of cardiovascular disease include hypertension, ischemic heart disease, cerebrovascular disease (s...

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    I've never heard of antidepressants being implicated in overdose deaths when combined with opiates and can't really see ...

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    $ESPR $AMGN #PCSK9 Amgen got another round of good news for its PCSK9 franchise drug Repatha. Hot on the heels of a m...

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    An interesting article fresh from the press of Lancet (1/11/2017) "Study unveils how stress may increase risk of hear...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    One hopes that, based on this interesting new study, bempedoic acid may have another avenue in which to shine: that of s...

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    What did you think about the quote in the N Y Times (about a decade ago?), where the President of the college of cardio...

  • Michael Jorrin, "Doc Gumshoe"

    My criticism of Dr Bereliani is based not just on the dubious merit of his supplement, but on his more basic disregard o...

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    $ESPR Abstract: Esperion Therapeutics is developing bempedoic acid to treat cardiovascular disease and to help those t...

  • SoGiAm

    #Pharmacogenomics Finds Aspirin-Responsive RUNX1 TF Linked to #Cardiovascular Disease and Colon #Cancer via @CastlDalmun...

  • arch1

    Radiation caused cardiovascular disease my put brakes on deep space exploration; http://www.airspacemag.com/daily-pla...

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    Here is a more detailed article on LPCN in regards to liver toxicity. http://endocrinenews.endocrine.org/new-researc...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    New paper vigorously doubting the cholesterol hypothesis of cardiovascular disease: Full text: http://bmjopen.bmj.com...

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    Interesting article on liver causing heart disease or cancer: A UCF College of Medicine researcher has identified for ...

  • SoGiAm

    $ARWR-Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals' Preclinical Candidate ARC-LPA Achieves 98% Knockdown and Long Duration of Effect after ...

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    Sorry link did not take. Celyad notifies the European Medicines Agency (EMA) of its intention to file a Marketing Aut...

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    Celyad initiates the certification by the EMA of the non-clinical data of C-Cure® Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium - Cely...

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    ABIO leveraging genetic targeting to better treatment of Cardiovascular Disease. http://finance.yahoo.com/news/arca-bio...

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    From Biotech Watcher (Alan Leong)As profiled in their recent announcement and conference call, Esperion’s ETC-1002 wa...

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    $ESPR This is the best part of the Esperion FDA feedback: "Based on feedback from the FDA, approval of ETC-1002 in ...

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    From Alan Hobbes re: $ESPR Esperion (ESPR) Dives 20% in Response to Lackluster Label for PCSK9 Drug Approval On Thurs...

  • SoGiAm

    TRVN-Trevena Appoints Yacoub Habib as Senior Vice President, Business Development and Corporate Planning KING OF PRUS...

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    This reminds me of Resveralogix (RVX on TSX) which has a unique small molecule approach getting into Phase 3 trials, tha...

  • DBMD

    ABIO (mentioned Tiny BioTech) Lots of news accounting for uptick rNAPc2 Previously Demonstrated Post-Exposure Efficacy...

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    I just discovered that one can get free updates via email on almost all FDA topices at http://www.fda.gov/AboutFDA/Cont...

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    Here is an encouraging news release from ISIS (Benitec's foster parent): CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/...

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    DR. Kss: In line with your thinking: Top NewsLatest A statin a day to keep the doctor away? comparing aspirin and sta...

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    Have been through Medical Wonderland since 1992 when I blew out half my parietal lobe with my first major stroke. My me...

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    Hmm. I didn't know what "unraveled" meant in "The study carried out at the University of Sydney in Australia unraveled ...

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    Science (in the form off independently funded randomised controlled trials with statistically significant results) tells...

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    #1051 Glen. I own ISR. So does SABBY a biotech focused investment house. Link to feel good article: Benny Tech all ...

  • karma swim swami

    I am aware of all these "findings." Anatabine for rosacea? How is that relevant for cardiovascular disease? CRP, a glob...

  • Michael Jorrin (aka Doc Gumshoe)

    Thanks for all the comments - can't reply in detail since we're off to Maine for a little vacation. BUT - re chelation...

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    I agree, Resveratrol is not necessarily the magic ingredient in wine. Small amounts of ethanol may be. You probably ...

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    Cholesterol lowering drugs are undoubtedly effective and here to stay but are not really getting at the root cause of c...

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