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Cancer set to overtake heart disease and stroke th...
I think we all projected this was coming! The report's co-author Dr Nick Townsend, said: 'The reason why...More
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High Cholestrol @ 37!
I went for my routine checkup and my cholestrol is crazy high..400! You can imagine my shock! I eat healthy,...More
Posted by nattyv
Knowns and Unknowns: Lancet Reviews Role of Lipids...
Interesting article about LDL and heart disease; "What is clear is that statins—powerful agents...More
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New cholesterol guidelines can significantly help ...
Great article, 4,500 cardiac events per year could be eliminated with new guidelines; In this subset of...More
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Statins may lower risk for NAFLD, not linked to AL...
Great news for liver patients; The association between statin use and lower NAFLD prevalence grew...More
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Statins may delay proteinuria progression in patie...
Interesting, could be some good news for kidney patients; Statin use may attenuate reductions in...More
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Statins play a role in stroke reduction
This is not surprising, just validating what we all suspected would happen; Ischemic stroke incidence...More
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Anatomy of a Heart Attack
A great explanation of the anatomy of a heart by Marcia Hendricks, Clinical Lipid Specialist; "It is a...More
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Great explanation came across by Marcia Hendricks, Clinical Lipid Specialist; "It is a combination of...More
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A Utah mother shares a personal message about hear...
A good lesson for everyone; Just one day later, Sobotka was recovering from an open-heart surgery to...More
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High cholesterol causes breast cancer
These are some significant numbers; Scientists surveyed one million patients in the UK over 13 years,...More
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Can Statins Help Treat Ebola?
There you go, problem solved; ...More
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Blood pressure raised after eating meat
Hi All, I am mildly hypertensive with my bp touching a max of 140/94 .I am taking medications and walking...More
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The cholesterol-lowering drug simvastatin may boos...
Another off label use for statin? "We found that the combination of pemetrexed and simvastatin induced...More
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Statins: Low Risks and High Potential Benefit
"For most at-risk patients," says study author Chintan S. Desai, M.D., a clinical cardiology fellow at The...More
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Cholesterol Drugs' Benefits Far Outweigh Side Effe...
The benefits of long-term use of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs greatly outweigh the risks, according to...More
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Statins After Colon Cancer Diagnosis May Lower Mor...
Good to know as well. For patients with newly diagnosed colorectal cancer , statin use ...More
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WebMD's 2014 Health Heroes
Who should win the People's Choice Award this year? Cast your vote here from a list of celebrities who...More
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Questions and Answers
Q:How many people taking statins have been cured of heart disease? A: NONE Q; How many people taking...More
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Statins are a huge marketing conspiracy..... right
The top 100 selling drugs of 2013 are out, only 1 statin in the top 10, Crestor at # 4 with sales of $5.5...More
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Analysis of the iceman mummy suggests genetic pred...
No fast food, no dirty air, just genetic high cholesterol. ...More
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Alirocumab Effectively Lowers LDL Cholesterol in N...
Very exciting news for those that are not able to tolerate statins. ...More
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CT Angiography Study Supports New Statin Recommend...
However, what was "remarkable" was that the CT angiography findings showed that "essentially . . . the...More
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Could statins help speed up wound healing after ca...
Good to know; The review suggested that statins did affect the inflammatory response, and on average...More
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Risks of Long-term Statin Use
Does anyone know of a long-term study on statin use to manage cholesterol levels? I'm 26 and have high...More
Posted by adpurl
Lower LDL Still Best
Interesting Medscape article; Compared with individuals with LDL-cholesterol levels >175 mg/dL, which...More
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Johns Hopkins cardiologists support use of statins
This is from John Hopkins, the leading institution for research into heart related diseases and treatments; ...More
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Growing Doubt On Statin Drugs
Excellent Medscape article on the growing doubt on statin drugs. ...More
Posted by bobby75703

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