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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
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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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Reply: HRT and high cholesterol
I know my wife had the same problem and it stayed elevated until she stopped HRT. I never did any research to...More
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Reply: heterozygous familial hypercholesterimia
I don't know much about Juxtapid or MTTP Inhibitors in general. From what I've read it does have some serious...More
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Reply: hereditary cholesterol
I recently posted about this form of familial hypercholesterolemia. There are two types: heterozygous...More
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Home Testing Kits
looking for suggestions for quality Cholesterol Testing Kits
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U.S. Advisers Rethink Cholesterol Risk From Foods
"Decades-old advice to Americans against eating foods high in cholesterol likely will not appear in the...More
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Zetia
I can't take statins due to elevated liver GGT. My MD has put me on Zetia. Has anyone had sucess with this...More
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New U.S. Guidelines Will Lift Limits On Dietary Ch...
The FDA is going to make it official, even though it's been know for years. Dietary Cholesterol is not a...More
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Very Low Levels of LDL Linked With Reduced CV Even...
The question of how low LDL-cholesterol levels should be in the present statin era, recently addressed with...More
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New study reveals how cholesterol promotes cancer
The team further describes Dishevelled as "a switch on the track," meaning that when a signal reaches the...More
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'Bad Cholesterol' Levels Linked to Multiple Sclero...
It turns out that high cholesterol could be at least partially to blame for more than just heart disease and...More
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High Cholesterol May Delay Parenthood
When both the prospective mom and dad had high cholesterol levels, it took longer to conceive...More
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Statin Review: No Risk of Cancer, Memory Loss
"It was the aspect of the warning for cognitive decline that was the impetus for this paper," co-author...More
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Could statins also protect against dementia?
More and more are supporting this; In this large study of older adults, researchers recorded people's...More
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Great, what kind of results did you get?
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Crestor
Crestor seems to be helping my cholesterol levels
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Statins Do Not Harm Memory, Study Says
More myths exposed as scaremongering; Statins, a group of drugs that treat high cholesterol , do...More
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Reply: Statins scaremongering risks lives
Another good read for you; "These results resolve a major uncertainty about the value of treating women...More
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High potency statins linked to better outcome foll...
The data of 9597 patients was used. 6990 of those were treated with simvastatin, 1883 had switched to a more...More
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Falls in blood pressure, cholesterol have saved 20...
Falls in total cholesterol accounted for some 7400 deaths prevented or postponed, of which (5300 or 14% of...More
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