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Could his Death have been Prevented?
Jim F Fixx 1932 — 1984 (Although Jim lived in the pre-EBT and pre-statin era, it seems appropriate...More
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Sex-Related Differences of Coronary Atherosclerosi...
Interesting! Again, the word used is "regression" Women with coronary disease demonstrate greater...More
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Advice - go on cholersterol meds?
Hi - I recently was told I need to go on cholesterol management drugs. I am 52, 5'6" about 170 lb...More
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Where can I find a Plant Stanol pill that does not...
In his article on sterols and stanols pt 2 Dr Richman notes that some people have imperfect transporter...More
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Stroke Patients Boost Survival by Getting Statins ...
This was predictable, these drugs have many benefits; Hemorrhagic stroke patients given a statin while...More
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Atherosclerosis Regression Seen with High-Intensit...
Results of a study which used ultrasound to measure plaques before and after treatment, as some have...More
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High cholesterol, high vit d
BP I very good, blood levels of cholesterol(total) are high as are vit d. bones are continuing to thin. Why?...More
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ear pain after carotid surgery
I have had an earache and headache on the right side of my head since my CEA for a week despite pain medicine...More
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Statins Stimulate Bone Growth?
Statins may aid in bone growth in people with dwarfism caused by mutations in the gene FGFR3, according to...More
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Statins May Help Kids With Genetic Cholesterol Dis...
Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs seem to help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in children who...More
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Statins Found to Prevent Diabetes Complications
The researchers compared the outcomes of more than 15,500 patients who used statins to more than 47,000...More
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Can Cheap Generic Statins Save Money and Lives?
Statins from a financial perspective, more people take them if prescribed a generic and experience an 8%...More
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A Polypill in the US? FDA Panel Debates Possibilit...
The time has come to do what Europe is already doing successfully; It has taken more than 11 years since...More
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Conflicts of Interest in Biomedical Research
The most easy to read article yet addressing conflicts of interest in biomedical research. Can we trust...More
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Statins and capillaries
Statins promote the derivation, mobilization, and clonal growth of LOEPCs. Pravastatin therapy in vivo...More
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Statins Can Stimulate Cardiac Muscle Cell Regenera...
Seems appropriate; In a paper published in the January 2009 issue of Circulation Research, the...More
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15-Year Data Show a Significant Improvement in One...
The numbers support that as statin (along with other drugs) use increases, heart disease mortality rates are...More
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Statins could stop diabetics going blind
Statins could protect against blindness and amputations caused by diabetes, researchers have found. ...More
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Could a university degree lower cholesterol?
Very interesting article about drivers for high and low cholesterol. ...More
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FDA Eyes 'Polypill' for Cholesterol, Blood Pressur...
A step in the right direction; A federal advisory committee has given cautious approval for a new...More
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New Statin Guidelines Better at Finding Right Pati...
A study finds that new national guidelines can improve the way statins are prescribed to patients at risk...More
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Reassuring’ findings on microvascular risk in di...
After accounting for confounders, patients who had been taking a statin at the time of diabetes diagnosis...More
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Statins could reduce common diabetes complications
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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Cramping, tingling, numbness MS or statin drug sym...
Sept 2014 I started taking 10mg pravastatin a few years ago for cholesterol. I am overweight and often...More
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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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