Navigation Links
Chinese Red Yeast Rice Lowers Lipid Levels

Chinese red yeast rice (RYR) is known to contain several ingredients with medicinal properties. One of them is lovastatin, and several trials have confirmed// its possible lipid-lowering effects.

This analysis was conducted to assess the effectiveness and safety of RYR extract in changing lipid levels in people with primary hyperlipidemia.

In this study, 93 randomized controlled trials were conducted, in which 9625 participants were tested with RYR preparation and compared with placebo, no treatment, statins, or other active lipid-lowering agents.

Three RYR preparations (Cholestin, Xuezhikang and Zhibituo) were also tested.

The results exhibited significant reduction in serum total cholesterol levels ,triglycerides levels and LDL-cholesterol levels and increase of HDL-cholesterol levels by RYR treatment in comparison with placebo.

The changes in lipid levels were found to be similar to those of pravastatin, simvastatin, lovastatin, atorvastatin, or fluvastatin.In comparison with non-statin lipid lowering agents, RYR preparations were better than nicotinate and fish oils, but more or less equal to or less effective than fenofibrate and gemfibrozil. There was no significant difference in lipid profile between Xuezhikang and Zhibituo.

RYR preparations were initially linked with side effects like giddiness and gastro-intestinal discomfort.

However , researchers feel that more rigorous trials are needed, and long-term effects and safety have to be investigated in order to recommend RYR preparations for alternative treatment of primary hyperlipidemia.
PRI
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Chinese paracetamol may be slapped with dumping duty
2. Stay young the Chinese way
3. A Chinese herb kills cancer cells
4. Chinese herbal remedies aids in cancer treatment
5. Prohibited diet medicine found in Chinese herbs
6. Global Outbreak Of Bird Flu Warning By Chinese Scientist
7. Japanese And Chinese Pharmaceutical Companies Join Together In Drug Testing
8. Unscrupulous Chinese Medicine traders putting lives at risk
9. Chinese City Suspends Water Supply Fearing Pollution
10. Running Water Restored In Chinese City
11. Mass Bird flu vaccination to Chinese Poultry
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/26/2017)... York, NY (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2017 , ... ... Health & Wound Care" campaign in USA Today, which will educate readers on how ... side of the campaign, a large focus is placed on melanoma. Dancing with the ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... , ... May 26, 2017 , ... Amir Qureshi, MD ... a powerfully versatile, patient-centric spinal cord stimulation system. The Nuvectra™ Algovita SCS System has ... are pleased to be the first in Arkansas to introduce the most powerful SCS ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2017 , ... ... the first ever copper, antimicrobial, mesh back 24/7 task chair specifically designed for ... applications. “We are thrilled to partner with Cupron® to provide customers with ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... Illinois (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2017 , ... Silver ... The community, which is located on more than four acres of land at 5620 ... independence. , The 103,000 square-foot building includes 125 studio and one-bedroom apartments. Each ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... ... “THE FLINTHILLS FAMILY-Our Journey to the Cross”: the personal journey of Bob Massey and his ... of published authors, Bob and Margaret Massey. Bob Massey is small in stature but ... leather tough." His love for others is apparent in all of his life decisions. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/6/2017)... N.Y. , May 5, 2017  Hill-Rom Holdings, ... will add approximately 100,000 square feet to its Welch ... September 2016 its commitment to bring more than 100 ... , where Welch Allyn has maintained a significant presence ... help accommodate these new positions, a large portion of ...
(Date:5/4/2017)... CAESAREA, Israel , May 4, 2017  DarioHealth ... with mobile health and big data solutions, today announced ... an A&D Company, and STI Technologies Limited to lower ... effective immediately. Through STI,s innoviCares card, which is available ... , DarioHealth customers will be eligible for additional ...
(Date:5/3/2017)... 3, 2017  Getinge, a leading global provider ... enhancement and cost efficiency within healthcare and life ... contemporary practice demonstrating that intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation (IABC) ... ill patients. The single-center, retrospective, observational study showed ... MEGA ® 50cc intra-aortic balloon (IAB) in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: