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Long-Term Statin Use Normalizes IMT Progression in...
More good news, this is just the beginning; Long-term statin treatment started in children with familial ...More
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Study indicates that statins may protect against m...
Results showed that over a median follow-up of 2.7 years (maximum 13 years), people who used statins were...More
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Statins Don't Up Diabetic Microvascular Disease Ri...
More hype being debunked, may actually be protective for diabetes; Statins do not raise the risk of...More
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Long-term impact of high cholesterol in younger ad...
Great video about the theory that the new guidelines ignore young adults with high cholesterol levels due to...More
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Family History of Cardiovascular Disease Not Enoug...
In those with high cholesterol, statin use lowered heart age by 3-6 years. ...More
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Crestor and Fenobibrate combination
I take fenofibrate 160 mg along with crestor 40 mg . I have stabbing pains that travel around my body that...More
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High-Dose Statins Reduce Plaque Volume in STEMI Pa...
Wow; High-intensity statin therapy throughout 13 months was associated with a significant reduction in...More
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Statin Use
I am 64 years old. My recent cholesterol count was 221, HDL of 49 and LDL of 158. My doctor did a 10 year...More
Posted by tashi15
BLA for Novel Cholesterol Drug Submitted to FDA
The biologics license application has been filed with the FDA for Evolocumab and should be on the market...More
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New cholesterol guideline outperforms ATP III
Great article; The controversial 2013 American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology guideline...More
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September is National Cholesterol Education Month More
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Huge Decreases in LDL Cholesterol With Alirocumab
New lipid management drug is getting great reviews; After 65 weeks of treatment, the results suggested...More
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New Lipid Guidelines Prove Superior
Under NCEP guidelines, 59% of patients with 50% or more stenosis of the left main coronary artery...More
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New cholesterol guidelines could help reduce heart...
The team predicted that between 3.6 to 4.9 cardiovascular events could have been prevented for every 1,000...More
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Statins help prevent tooth loss
Well how about that! New research has discovered that people taking statins for general health problems...More
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Article: Unseen cause of bias that risks compromis...
Interesting. I suppose even blind trials are not 100% pure. This is why I think its so critical to make...More
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American Healthcare Predictions
Really a great article with some interesting thoughts; 1. With the increasing ubiquity of statin use ,...More
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ACS and Stroke rates down, increased statin use ci...
Hypertension is now better identified and treated, statin use has increased , and smoking has declined. ...More
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Declining Hospitalizations, Better Outcomes for Ac...
Another article; The researchers speculate that improvements in the identification of hypertension, ...More
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Statins May Reduce VTE Risk Associated with Hormon...
Statins could potentially attenuate the increased risk associated with HT combinations of oral estrogens...More
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Statins: Low Risks and High Potential Benefit
A new Johns Hopkins review of 20 years' worth of published research suggests that risks linked to long-term...More
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Article: Growing Doubt on Statin Drugs
Article: Growing Doubt on Statin Drugs. ...More
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Article: Five Lessons From the Niacin Failure
For decades we believed taking niacin improved cardiovascular health, until one day the association...More
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Article: More Docs Wonder If Statins Are Worth the...
Just read this article on WebMD, More Docs Wonder If Statins Are Worth the Risks - Aug. 18, 2014 -- Kailash...More
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Exercise not doing much for Cholesterol
I am an avid runner. Run 30+ miles a week, at a sub 8 minute pace. But my cholesterol still seems to be a bit...More
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New cholesterol guideline improved accuracy of sta...
The likelihood of statin prescription increased sharply with plaque burden, with better performance in all...More
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New Lipid Guidelines Bring Only 'Modest' Rise in S...
It was inevitable that it would come to this.............. once we sifted through the hype; Controversial...More
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Applying new cholesterol guidelines to a patient p...
Projecting these findings onto the larger Dallas County population, about 4,500 serious heart problems...More
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New statin guidelines are an improvement, study sh...
They found that the new guidelines did a better job of discriminating between patients with little or no...More
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