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Statins slash hospital admissions for heart failur...
'The results of this meta-analysis clearly show a modest, but significant benefit, reducing hospital...More
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I believe Statins do cause Alopecia
My husband is 56 and has been taking Statins for about a year and has experienced rapid hair loss and low...More
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Alopecia while on statins
My husband is 56 and has been taking artorvastin for about a year. He has recently suffered rapid hair loss...More
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Statins Promising for Cancers
Recent studies have added to mounting evidence that statins have beneficial health effects apart from their...More
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Reply: Red yeast Rice?
Just got my cholesterol results back after taking Red Yeast Rice for 6 mos. A year ago my total was 282 dropped...More
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Reply: Red Yeast works!
Not surprising it's effective, it is a naturally occurring statin; Red yeast rice has been tested and has...More
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Drug May Lower Cholesterol, Heart Attack Risk
"Adding an experimental new biologic drug to conventional cholesterol-lowering drugs may result in better...More
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PCSK9 Inhibitors Atop Statins Seem to Lower CV Eve...
Great news, we need to watch this; Two new PCSK9 inhibitors that lower LDL cholesterol also seemed to...More
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cholesterol
I have been taking Garcinia Extract my cholesterol has come down 45point in a year. does anyone have...More
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Statins Do Not Alter or Impair Cognitive Ability
More about cognitive function and statins, great article; Statin therapy was not associated with...More
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Genetic Risk Score Identifies Patients Who Benefit...
Great write up how we may be identify who benefits the most from statin use; A genetic risk score devised...More
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Reply: getting cholesterol down
Great news, how much did it go down?
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Turning Healthy People Into Patients
http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/1279873-turning-healthy-people-into-patients/ chuckleMore
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Statins have virtually no side-effects, study find...
Statins have virtually no side effects, with users experiencing fewer adverse symptoms than if they had...More
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Reply: Statin Adverse Effects Much More Common than Appre...
Same thing he's been saying for years. I'm astonished how big the double standard is with those that would...More
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Reply: Parkinson's link to statins: Calls to end widespre...
When I see these types of headlines, I always wonder how many people that post them ever read the back up to...More
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Reply: Statins Linked to Raised Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
I actually posted these findings when they we first published a few weeks back. It sounds like a huge...More
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3 Biggest Statin Myths Debunked
In light of misrepresented statistics and overstated fears about statin-related adverse events, here are 3 of...More
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For 20% of CAD Patients, Statins May Not Be Enough
New study data indicates that patients with existing CAD may be resistant to statins, more reasons to keep...More
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Statin use may reduce risk for liver cancer
"We found that statin use was associated with a reduced risk of liver cancer, overall," McGlynn told...More
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Reply: Anything new on this topic?
That's an interesting question, are they healthy or are the a safe choice, two different questions. Where...More
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Great read
I agree
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Researchers Call On FDA to End Statin Warnings
I've been waiting for this to be published, but here it is. The FDA is being petitioned to drop all statin...More
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New Results from Cholesterol Counts Show Most Amer...
Very interesting results from the recent Cholesterol Counts poll; Nearly a third report having high...More
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Reply: Statins Plus Exercise Best for Your Heart Health
Sad but true, statins are only one part of preventing heart disease in high risk patients, too many don't get...More
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Statins for all over-60s would slash risk of heart...
This study reinforces the message ­statins are good news and, even just taking age as a risk...More
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Statins' Benefits Far Outweigh Side Effects
Great read from WebMD; ...More
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If there is no scandal, start one!
I got a real good laugh reading an article tonight about "the downfall of statins", all based on a statement...More
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4 myths about statins
Interesting, from the Mayo Clinic; MYTH 1 Statins cause memory loss . The initial concern arose from a...More
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