Effects of Armolipid Plus on Cholesterol Levels and Endothelial Function
Some nutraceuticals are often advised for their lipid lowering effects. Although many clinical trials have been conducted to assess their efficacy many doubts remain whether they could be considered an effective alternative to statins therapy.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the lipid lowering effects and the improvement of endothelial dysfunction in patients with hyperlipidemia, treated with a nutraceutical product (Armolipid Plus)
Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective
Mixture of Berberine, Policosanol, Red Yeast, Placebo
Department of internal medicine University Federico II
Federico II University
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00654459
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
A group of related plant alkaloids that contain the BERBERINE heterocyclic ring structure.
Killer Factors, Yeast
Protein factors released from one species of YEAST that are selectively toxic to another species of yeast.
Misunderstanding among individuals, frequently research subjects, of scientific methods such as randomization and placebo controls.
A general term for single-celled rounded fungi that reproduce by budding. Brewers' and bakers' yeasts are SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE; therapeutic dried yeast is YEAST, DRIED.
Determination of the quantity of a material present in a mixture by measurement of its effect on the electrical conductivity of the mixture. (Webster, 3d ed)
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