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Most Seniors Could Use Statins Under New Guideline...
The new study of more than 6,000 black and white Americans aged 66 to 90 found that 70 percent were eligible...More
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After analyzing the patients' records, the researchers concluded that the vast majority (92%) were...More
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Statins May Protect People from Air Pollution
Well if this isn't just a huge coincidence! One of the most widely prescribed drugs in the United States...More
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High-intensity statin therapy is associated with c...
New trials are measuring the regression seen from start of statin use until trial endpoint and follow up....More
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Help for people that can't tolerate statins
There's hope for the statin intolerant; For patients unable to tolerate two or more prior statins even at...More
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Raised cholesterol
Wow, those are some serious numbers of heart disease caused by high cholesterol. That's 2.6 million deaths...More
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Statins for Schizophrenia: A Study Examining Lovas... More
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Statin use linked to improved RCC surgery outcomes
Another possible off label use for statins? Statin use at the time of surgery is associated with improved...More
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Statin Plus Metformin May Reduce Prostate Cancer R...
Another off label use for statins? Concomitant use of statins and metformin may decrease a prostate...More
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EPA with statins may reduce periprocedural MI in P...
" Pre-treatment with EPA in addition to statins significantly reduced the incidence of type IVa...More
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Regeneron drug highly effective for those who can'...
Importantly, 42 percent of alirocumab patients got LDL down to target levels versus 4 percent for Zetia....More
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Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Question: I am an adult woman, age 55. I have high cholesterol and am super sensitive to statins. I am...More
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Study Shows Lifetime Benefit With 5 Years of Stati...
This is why we do follow up; For our primary end point, by the time 20 years had passed, we...More
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do cholesterol lowering statins live up to the hyp...
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Early statin use may give long-term heart benefits
Taking a cholesterol-lowering drug for five years in middle age can lower heart and death risks for decades...More
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First Study to Show Reduced CV Risk with Statin + ...
So we are saying Statins have no real benefit and are a waste of money? So your going to have a heart attack...More
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Cholesterol Ap For Your Smart Phone
How cool is this? More
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First Study to Show Reduced CV Risk with Statin + ...
Merck was right, Vytorin does work and has successfully met all endpoints for the IMPROVE-IT trial, well...More
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High-Intensity Statins Could Cut Diabetic Atherosc...
High-intensity statin therapy alters the progressive nature of diabetic coronary atherosclerosis, yielding...More
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Most Patients With CKD Should Take Statins
Patients with CKD face an increased risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, and randomized trials...More
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Do we really know everything about statins?
We will never know how many negative studies of statins never saw the light of day. Fresh Newsweek...More
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Common cholesterol-fighting drug may prevent hyste...
The study investigated the impact of simvastatin on human uterine fibroid cell growth. The researchers...More
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Patients with chronic kidney disease should take s...
Almost all people with pre-dialysis kidney disease should receive statins by current guidelines, reports a...More
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Even Without Blockage, Artery Disease May Still Be...
Plaque is a buildup of cholesterol, cells and other substances in the blood vessels. Even when it does not...More
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High cholesterol tied to prostate cancer recurrenc...
After surgery for prostate cancer , elevated levels of cholesterol and triglycerides may be...More
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Cholesterol: The overlooked chronic disease More
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Statins Reverse Genetic-Caused Learning Disabiliti...
Statins Reverse Genetic-Caused Learning Disabilities In a new study published in the journal Nature...More
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Biologics will complement statins in cholesterol t...
These companies know that even if their PCSK9s are only used to treat the 5% of the estimated 70 million...More
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Statins 'reverse' Noonan syndrome learning disabil...
This is interesting, please note I am not giving an opinion; Silva explains the thinking that led the...More
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