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Statins' Benefits Far Outweigh Side Effects
They analyzed data from studies conducted since 1994 that included more than 150,000 middle-aged and elderly...More
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Study Shows Lifetime Benefit With 5 Years of Stati...
Twenty-year follow-up of the West of Scotland Coronary Prevention Study (WOSCOPS) has shown that...More
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bringing cholesterol down
ive been eating less pre-processed foods and it seems to be helping with my high cholesterol.
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High Cholesterol in Middle Age, Heart Risk Later?
The truth about cholesterol; Many folks in their 30s and 40s chow down on burgers, fried chicken and...More
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Cholesterol Soared, Statin Use Surged
A recent data brief from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that the use of...More
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Statins and dietary changes have saved 20,000 live...
As we thought, lowering cholesterol to safe limits saves lives! Falls in blood pressure and total...More
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Experts recommend taking statins in your 30s
It says that even slightly raised cholesterol levels should trigger the treatment. Every decade of...More
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High cholesterol fuels growth, spread of breast ca...
Very important link found between breast cancer and high cholesterol; McDonnell said the findings suggest...More
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Cancer Recurrence Increases With High Cholesterol
More about high cholesterol and cancer; For every 10 mg/dL increase in high density lipoprotein (HDL) or...More
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Demonizing of Cholesterol
Demonizing cholesterol is crazy profitable, and there is no shortage of articles painting a dark image of...More
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Do Statins Stop Cancer?
The Pitt researchers noted when a tumor metastasizes, it spreads cancer cells through the body using the...More
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Statins inhibit spread of some cancers
Cancer cells require the synthesis of cholesterol and cholesterol precursor molecules to reprogram...More
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Cholesterol-busting tablets may also help stop the...
Scientists say that statins, the most widely-prescribed drugs in the UK, can stop cancer from spreading...More
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Text messages prevent 1 in 6 patients from failing...
I hope this takes off in the US. The INTERACT trial involved 303 patients who had been prescribed blood...More
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Replacing a high-carb snack with almonds reduces c...
More good news, I love almonds! A new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association...More
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Optimism associated with healthier hearts
Well here's an interesting slant, people with a positive attitude have lower cholesterol; Optimists had...More
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Study links high cholesterol to increased risk of ...
Another article showing the link between cholesterol and breast cancer; To reach their findings, the...More
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Review Of Trials Dispute Warning That Statins Impa...
The evidence is finally being published. Many of us already knew this from independent review of the data....More
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Statin treatment reduces the risk of heart disease...
A large study has shown conclusively that statin treatment reduces the risk of heart disease in women, say...More
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The new drug returns adult blood chemistry to the ...
Professor Kausik Ray (COR) told The Telegraph: "Alirocumab, when used alongside a statin, will dramatically...More
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Avocados Help Lower Cholesterol in Some People
Great news, I love these things. People on a moderate-fat diet who ate an avocado every day had lower bad...More
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A good reminder..............
Diseases Linked to High Cholesterol High cholesterol increases the risk of other conditions. Some of...More
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Can Low Cholesterol Keep Your Brain Healthy?
High cholesterol linked to brain disorders including Alzheimer's; " Unhealthy patterns of cholesterol...More
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Cancer spreads with help from 'bad' cholesterol
'Bad' cholesterol helps integrins move, 'good' cholesterol keeps them inside cells Researchers...More
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Study links high LDL cholesterol to aortic valve d...
Findings 'support causal role of LDL cholesterol in development of aortic stenosis' The researchers found...More
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Cholesterol-lowering medication use rose in US fro...
Well said; " There is extensive and consistent evidence supporting the use of cholesterol-lowering...More
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Diabetes Group Calls for Near Universal Statins
Another take on statins and diabetes. This is an impressive example of how the medical profession uses the...More
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Give Statins to All People With Diabetes
New guidelines from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) call for giving the cholesterol-lowering drugs...More
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Statin use advised in chronic kidney disease
The guidelines agree that nearly all persons aged 50 to 79 years with CKD should be on a statin regimen...More
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Study recommends systematic prescription of statin...
The study advances the theory that it is a patient's age, rather than their cholesterol level or their...More
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