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New cholesterol guidelines can significantly help ...
Great article, 4,500 cardiac events per year could be eliminated with new guidelines; In this subset of...More
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Reply: Very low LDL levels confer reduced risk for major ...
Nobody is moving forward in the battle against heart disease if all we do is count CV events. Its time to...More
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Statins may lower risk for NAFLD, not linked to AL...
Great news for liver patients; The association between statin use and lower NAFLD prevalence grew...More
Posted by iride6606
Statins may delay proteinuria progression in patie...
Interesting, could be some good news for kidney patients; Statin use may attenuate reductions in...More
Posted by iride6606
Statins play a role in stroke reduction
This is not surprising, just validating what we all suspected would happen; Ischemic stroke incidence...More
Posted by iride6606
Reply: Can Statins Help Treat Ebola?
Really? Your response would indicate otherwise or you would have picked up on the sarcasm of the article.
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Anatomy of a Heart Attack
A great explanation of the anatomy of a heart by Marcia Hendricks, Clinical Lipid Specialist; "It is a...More
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Anatomy
Great explanation came across by Marcia Hendricks, Clinical Lipid Specialist; "It is a combination of...More
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A Utah mother shares a personal message about hear...
A good lesson for everyone; Just one day later, Sobotka was recovering from an open-heart surgery to...More
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High cholesterol causes breast cancer
These are some significant numbers; Scientists surveyed one million patients in the UK over 13 years,...More
Posted by iride6606
Reply: Statins
You may be one of those unfortunate people that can't tolerate any statin. There has been some research that...More
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Reply: Blood pressure raised after eating meat
Hi Guys! Thanks.. so after 4 days , I am back to normal levels again ... no more meat for me.. whatever was...More
Posted by vivek_rocks
The cholesterol-lowering drug simvastatin may boos...
Another off label use for statin? "We found that the combination of pemetrexed and simvastatin induced...More
Posted by iride6606
Reply: Statins: Low Risks and High Potential Benefit
This is the study that this article is based on. "Clinical Review State of the Art Review Non-cardiovascular...More
Posted by billh99
Reply: Statins are a huge marketing conspiracy..... right
The list has been published. For everyone's review; http://www.drugs.com/stats/top100/2013/sales More
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Reply: WebMD's 2014 Health Heroes
Thanks for the post, I have voted!
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Reply: CT Angiography Study Supports New Statin Recommend...
Let's get this on back on topic; This is an interesting study because it shows that the information that...More
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Cholesterol Drugs' Benefits Far Outweigh Side Effe...
The benefits of long-term use of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs greatly outweigh the risks, according to...More
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Statins After Colon Cancer Diagnosis May Lower Mor...
Good to know as well. For patients with newly diagnosed colorectal cancer , statin use ...More
Posted by iride6606
Questions and Answers
Q:How many people taking statins have been cured of heart disease? A: NONE Q; How many people taking...More
Posted by bobby75703
Reply: Analysis of the iceman mummy suggests genetic pred...
Speaking of fire and smoke, I am reminded that firefighters are 300 times more likely to have a heart attack...More
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Alirocumab Effectively Lowers LDL Cholesterol in N...
Very exciting news for those that are not able to tolerate statins. ...More
Posted by iride6606
Could statins help speed up wound healing after ca...
Good to know; The review suggested that statins did affect the inflammatory response, and on average...More
Posted by iride6606
Lower LDL Still Best
Interesting Medscape article; Compared with individuals with LDL-cholesterol levels >175 mg/dL, which...More
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Johns Hopkins cardiologists support use of statins
This is from John Hopkins, the leading institution for research into heart related diseases and treatments; ...More
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Growing Doubt On Statin Drugs
Excellent Medscape article on the growing doubt on statin drugs. ...More
Posted by bobby75703
Reply: Under 40s could be at risk from high cholesterol
Smart 62%. Not everybody buys into the theory Grandma and Grandpa did.
Posted by bobby75703
Cholesterol-lowering drugs may reduce cardiovascul...
The team compared the baseline characteristics of 153 patients who died during an average 8.2 years of...More
Posted by iride6606

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