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The Cost to Treat Cholesterol Plummets
I've been saying it for months, and now reality is finally hitting the headlines. Per unit prices of...More
Posted by iride6606
Statin may slow untreatable, progressive stage of ...
There has been an explosion of statin off-label use studies going public over the past 6 months. The reason?...More
Posted by iride6606
Doctors' fears over statins may cost lives
Read this on the plane home last night, very interesting. Doctors worrying about the safety of...More
Posted by iride6606
New treatment for high LDL
The new drug Evolocumab is showing great results in reducing LDL by a mean reduction of 55%. ...More
Posted by iride6606
Analysis supports use of risk equations to guide s...
The data is coming in and it supports the use of the risk calculator with the new cholesterol guidelines. It...More
Posted by iride6606
Natural Supplement CholesLo??
I am a 50-year-old Asian female who never smoked cigarettes, with my LDL at 220 and HDL at 78. High cholesterol...More
Posted by amyt6
Statins being called the "Hoy Grail for Cancer" an...
Really great article, take a look. In conclusion, statins are being looked at as the Holy Grail for...More
Posted by iride6606
Statin May Cut GVHD in Stem-Cell Recipients
This is incredible reading. Based on a large number of ongoing studies involving stem cells, they all seem to...More
Posted by iride6606
Statins Can Stimulate Cardiac Muscle Cell Regenera...
"Pravastatin increased the number of progenitor cells in bone marrow in proportion to the dose of the drug,...More
Posted by iride6606
Statin Muscle soreness- simvastatin
I am on 40mg dose of simvastatin (generic zocor). I have been on it for about 5 years, and really have had no...More
Posted by An_256487
Cholesterol level
Hi, I am Baikal I just gave the test and my cholesterol level has jumped up to 255 mg/dl. HDL is 54.4, LDL...More
Posted by jbbaikal
Too much Fiber
I am trying to eat healthy. I am eating more vegetables. My charts always states too much fiber. Is that a...More
Posted by An_256335
use of livalo / bad cholestrol reducing statin
I have been taking a new statin LIVALO since past 6-7 months which has reduced my bad cholestrol approx 30%....More
Posted by rajwa
Vascular Surgeon Ditches Statins
Why I've ditched statins for goodAs experts clash over proposals that millions more of us take statins to...More
Posted by bobby75703
Riding high with Cholesterol
My cholesterol has always run to the high side and I have tried to counteract this by running at the very...More
Posted by An_256181
Statin May Slow Progressive MS
Another exciting discovery in the world of statins, cholesterol and now MS. Originally the thought was that...More
Posted by iride6606
Mitra Valve "sagging"
Not quite prolapsed yet... have a second echo and stress test scheduled... anyone have any experience with...More
Posted by An_256009
Is it my age
Why, after all these years of eating horribly has my cholesterol always been good and now that I am...More
Posted by littlebit76ok
Cholesterol lowering foods
What are some other foods besides oatmeal that assist in lowering cholesterol?
Posted by An_255962
Treatment approach for aggressive prostate cancer ...
High cholesterol strikes again! New study results are being released almost daily exposing the dangers of...More
Posted by iride6606
Effects on Coronary Atherosclerosis by Targeting L...
The clinical significance of plaque regression has been investigated in an IVUS regression-progression...More
Posted by iride6606
Early atherosclerotic plaques in vessel wall regre...
They discovered that when LDL cholesterol was lowered, early plaques disappeared almost entirely, which to...More
Posted by iride6606
FDA Questioning New Cholesterol Drugs for Cogniti...
FDA Sprinkles Some Rain On the PCSK9 Inhibitor Parade Fresh today from Forbes: ...More
Posted by bobby75703
Cholesterol Ratio?
I have high or borderline cholesterol for years, but a few of my past doctors have said the ratio is so good,...More
Posted by litalee

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So you want to lower your cholesterol. Your doctor has recommended you go on cholesterol lowering drugs...More
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Dr. Oz on New Cholesterol Guidlines
The new cholesterol guidelines have raised quite a stir. Dr. Oz shares his opinion. ...More
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New Cholesterol Guidelines
Stumbled into this today. Physician blogs on his viewpoint on the new cholesterol guidelines. ...More
Posted by bobby75703
The use of cholesterol medications.
What are the short term and long term effects of using simvistatin to control cholesterol?
Posted by LEJ2448
Best ideas for raising HDL and lowering HDL
I am borderline on my cholesterol and would like to remain drug free, but also keeping eating what I like....More
Posted by mr_pepper

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