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The drugs work: the truth about statins
From a researcher that was once opposed to statins, interesting article. This is a great example how people...More
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after carotid artery surgery
After surgery, I had what I considered normal pain, but about two days after, I noticed the tendons in my neck...More
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after carotid artery surgery
After surgery, I had what I considered normal pain, but about two days after, I noticed the tendons in my neck...More
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Reply: Any success with eating oatmeal to lower LDL?
Typically people that would eat oatmeal to help lower LDL make a number of other changes in diet and exercise. ...More
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Reply: Is Red Yeast good for you?
You shouldn't take Red Yeast rice if you're taking a statin.
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Reply: Statins
What are you talking about, are we even on the same post? If you read it you must not have comprehended what...More
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Reply: Pain & Symptoms with Recent Statin
You have offered much to consider, apparently all cases are not alike. I don't know how I would respond if I...More
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FDA approves Praluent to treat certain patients wi...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Praluent (alirocumab) injection, the first...More
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Studies support broader use of statins
The latest guidelines used to determine who should take a cholesterol-lowering statin to prevent heart...More
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Wider use of statins could save thousands of lives
As we all knew would be the case; "Extrapolating our results to the approximately 10 million U.S. adults...More
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Reply: statin-related myopathy
I too have been diagnosed with polymyositis. My primary and rhumatologist feel it is due to statin drugs. It...More
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Statin Regresses Plaque in RA Patients
Intensive treatment with rosuvastatin (Crestor) for 18 months led to a regression in atherosclerotic...More
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Statins
I was taking Lipitor for 5 years. The last years, I started to have muscles pain in my right arm and right...More
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Reply: When is low cholestrol to low?
All of the cells in the body can make cholesterol. And while not completely true look at the cholesterol...More
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Reply: TV show prompted thousands to stop taking statins,...
Your response is exactly what's wrong with the anti-statin fear mongers. The medical and research communities...More
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Statins May Improve Surgical Outcomes
Statin use might help reduce major complications after lung surgery, according to a study published in...More
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Reply: One Doctors Opinion of the New Cholesterol Lowerin...
You don't have to, you choose to. What actual doctors think about it; "If you're a cardiologist, you...More
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Approve PCSK9 Inhibitor Evolocumab, FDA Panel Reco...
The committee members overwhelmingly felt the benefits of lowering LDL cholesterol with evolocumab (Repatha,...More
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Reply: Bias in Industry Sponsored Research-How Not to Get...
What does that even mean in the context of this thread? Are you now saying that the independent review...More
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Statin Profits Continue Decline
As I've been saying for a year or so, statins are no longer the cash cow of the pharmaceuticals and have not...More
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I found it helped my HDL
I found it helped my HDL. My HDL is up 14 points and has been for 3 years do to niacin. 500mg flush free
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High cholesterol in 30s, 40s, increases later risk...
This is important! But new findings from researchers at the Duke Clinical Research Institute suggest that...More
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Poor Responders to Statins at Risk for CAD Progres...
This study has proved a link between poor response to statins resulting in an increased progression of...More
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CT angiography links arterial plaque with diabetes...
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-06/rson-cal052715.php More
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Reply: 35 Year Old Man Killed By High Cholesterol
Technically no. CAD is a condition affecting the arteries which means all arteries, not necessarily just...More
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Reply: For 40 Years We Were Wrong.
I witnessed it first hand.
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Reply: Should you put your trust in medical research?
Bill you are spot on, but it goes so much deeper than this. Anyone who let's himself be quoted in a piece...More
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Reply: More Research Fraud
Yes, your post puts it in the proper perspective, must have missed this or it just didn't stand out to you; ...More
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Professor and Expert on Statins Publishes Guidance...
They reemphasize that the totality of randomized evidence indicates that there is no threshold for low...More
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Fraud and deceit in medical research
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Poor Responders to Statins at Risk for CAD Progression
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