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Statin risks?
What are risks with long-term use of statin drugs?
Posted by David5711
Another death attributed to high cholesterol
Very sad indeed................... Oen, from Norway, had been found dead in his hotel bathroom a few...More
Posted by iride6606
Wider use of statins could cut deaths from heart d...
Wouldn't it be nice to talk about cholesterol here for a change instead of conspiracies? I can do this all...More
Posted by iride6606
Financial Links?
"MOST of the experts who are set to recommend the widespread use of statins next month are in the pay of...More
Posted by bobby75703
Benefits of statins outweigh diabetes risk
http://www.nhsinform.co.uk/behind-the-headlines/diabetes/2014/09/benefits-of-statins-outweigh-diabetes-risk More
Posted by iride6606
Prescribing statins more widely ‘could avert tra...
Four-and-a-half million more adults should be offered statins to avert "a tragedy waiting to happen" by...More
Posted by iride6606
Health Chief Slams Statins
"LEADING doctors are demanding an end to the widespread prescription of statins, warning that one in four...More
Posted by bobby75703
GP's Refusing to Prescribe Statins
"Two thirds of GPs are refusing to comply with controversial NHS advice to prescribe statins to millions...More
Posted by bobby75703
Many Doctors Opinion On Statins in the UK
NICE suggests up to 8,000 lives could be saved every three years if everyone with a 10% risk of developing...More
Posted by iride6606
IBS and pain
I have recurring pain in my lower right side and now sharp pains in my lower left side. Have had problems...More
Posted by An_260011
Growing Doubt on Statin Drugs
One Doctor's opinion as he shares his doubts on statin drugs. ...More
Posted by bobby75703
cholesterol and liver issue
the doctor I went to had me do normal blood work and urine sample. When I went for my results this is...More
Posted by arizonalivewire
Response to statins influenced by genetic variants
"Statins are one of the safest and most effective drugs in clinical use. Although all share a common...More
Posted by iride6606
Brainstorming
What type of foods are recommended to lower your cholesterol? Oatmeal, fish, fruits....? What types of foods...More
Posted by An_259894
No luck.
I have tried oatmeal with no success.
Posted by curious251402
Anyone use oatmeal to lower cholesterol?
I'm wondering if anyone has some numbers on this front.
Posted by MikeMorrill
Some truth about statins, cholesterol levels, and ...
This one is from 2002 ...More
Posted by david1951
"Statin Adverse Effects
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2849981/ More
Posted by david1951
Statin Revenues to Drop
What's this, statins sales to decline in the upcoming years? How can that be, it's a golden goose. FYI, I've...More
Posted by iride6606
Statins May Have Additional Lipid Profile Benefit ...
Patients with prediabetes are at increased risk for both the development of diabetes mellitus as well as...More
Posted by iride6606
Statins cut microvascular risk in diabetes
Compared with patients who had not taken statins, those who had were less likely to develop diabetic...More
Posted by iride6606
High-Intensity Statins Could Cut Diabetic Atherosc...
Again, the word is "regression"; "High-intensity statin therapy alters the progressive nature of diabetic...More
Posted by iride6606
Wonder drugs that can kill
From 2008: http://discovermagazine.com/2008/jul/20-wonder-drugs-that-can-kill More
Posted by david1951
Evidence for Caution: Women and statin use
http://www.whp-apsf.ca/pdf/statinsEvidenceCaution.pdf More
Posted by david1951
Statins could boost male resistance to respiratory...
Interesting.................... Drugs that mimic part of the role of oestrogen - including statins -...More
Posted by iride6606
Women Have Greater Atheroma Regression With Statin...
Again, the word used is "regression" For patients with coronary atheroma, high-intensity statin...More
Posted by iride6606
High-intensity statins cut diabetic atherosclerosi...
Again, the word used is "regression". "High-intensity statin therapy alters the progressive nature of...More
Posted by iride6606
Bogus Studies: One example that got caught.
"Dr. Oz endorsed diet pill study was bogus, researchers admit." ...More
Posted by bobby75703

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