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Statins slash hospital admissions for heart failur...
'The results of this meta-analysis clearly show a modest, but significant benefit, reducing hospital...More
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Statins Promising for Cancers
Recent studies have added to mounting evidence that statins have beneficial health effects apart from their...More
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PCSK9 Inhibitors Atop Statins Seem to Lower CV Eve...
Great news, we need to watch this; Two new PCSK9 inhibitors that lower LDL cholesterol also seemed to...More
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Statins Do Not Alter or Impair Cognitive Ability
More about cognitive function and statins, great article; Statin therapy was not associated with...More
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Genetic Risk Score Identifies Patients Who Benefit...
Great write up how we may be identify who benefits the most from statin use; A genetic risk score devised...More
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getting cholesterol down
have noticed that by taking fish oil pills it has dropped my cholesterol slightly More
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Statins have virtually no side-effects, study find...
Statins have virtually no side effects, with users experiencing fewer adverse symptoms than if they had...More
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3 Biggest Statin Myths Debunked
In light of misrepresented statistics and overstated fears about statin-related adverse events, here are 3 of...More
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For 20% of CAD Patients, Statins May Not Be Enough
New study data indicates that patients with existing CAD may be resistant to statins, more reasons to keep...More
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Statin use may reduce risk for liver cancer
"We found that statin use was associated with a reduced risk of liver cancer, overall," McGlynn told...More
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Great read
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Researchers Call On FDA to End Statin Warnings
I've been waiting for this to be published, but here it is. The FDA is being petitioned to drop all statin...More
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New Results from Cholesterol Counts Show Most Amer...
Very interesting results from the recent Cholesterol Counts poll; Nearly a third report having high...More
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Statins for all over-60s would slash risk of heart...
This study reinforces the message ­statins are good news and, even just taking age as a risk...More
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Statins Plus Exercise Best for Your Heart Health
When it comes to cardiovascular health, following a healthy lifestyle is always important. That's true even...More
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Statins' Benefits Far Outweigh Side Effects
Great read from WebMD; ...More
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If there is no scandal, start one!
I got a real good laugh reading an article tonight about "the downfall of statins", all based on a statement...More
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4 myths about statins
Interesting, from the Mayo Clinic; MYTH 1 Statins cause memory loss . The initial concern arose from a...More
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New U.S. Guidelines Will Lift Limits On Dietary Ch...
The FDA is going to make it official, even though it's been know for years. Dietary Cholesterol is not a...More
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Very Low Levels of LDL Linked With Reduced CV Even...
The question of how low LDL-cholesterol levels should be in the present statin era, recently addressed with...More
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New study reveals how cholesterol promotes cancer
The team further describes Dishevelled as "a switch on the track," meaning that when a signal reaches the...More
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'Bad Cholesterol' Levels Linked to Multiple Sclero...
It turns out that high cholesterol could be at least partially to blame for more than just heart disease and...More
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High Cholesterol May Delay Parenthood
When both the prospective mom and dad had high cholesterol levels, it took longer to conceive...More
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Statin Review: No Risk of Cancer, Memory Loss
"It was the aspect of the warning for cognitive decline that was the impetus for this paper," co-author...More
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Could statins also protect against dementia?
More and more are supporting this; In this large study of older adults, researchers recorded people's...More
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Crestor
Crestor seems to be helping my cholesterol levels
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Statin treatment reduces the risk of heart disease in women
A large study has shown conclusively that statin treatment reduces the risk of heart disease in women, say the researchers from the ... More
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