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The Internet Is Making Us Sicker
Interesting perspective, the Internet may be causing many of the imaginary statin complaints; At the Mayo...More
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Heart Disease Death Rate Declines in Elderly Ameri...
Heart disease in the US is down for middle aged and seniors but stagnant for younger Americans and Women. The...More
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Healthier lifestyles, statins and better medical p...
Good article from the UK; Death rates for heart disease in Britain have dropped by more than 40 per cent...More
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PCSK9 Inhibitors: Their Likely Place in Hyperchole...
Another good read, this could help so many; (1) True statin intolerance is very rare. In trials of PCSK9...More
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FDA approves Repatha to treat certain patients wit...
Wow; Participants taking Repatha had an average reduction in LDL cholesterol of approximately 60 percent,...More
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Lipophilic Statins Better for Heart Failure
Interesting..................... "Lipophilic statin produces greater treatment effects on cardiac...More
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Genetic Risk Score Identifies Patients Who Benefit...
In the secondary-prevention studies, the relative risk of events was reduced 34%, 32%, and 50% across the...More
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Study Suggests Genetic Risk of Heart Disease May I...
"Some have said we should be treating more people [with statins>, while others say we need to treat...More
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Effects of Having High Cholesterol
Blood cholesterol is defined as the levels of lipoproteins within your bloodstream. The two major...More
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Effects of High Cholesterol: An Overview
If your levels of cholesterol are too high, LDLs will leave extra cholesterol in the blood. If...More
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High Cholesterol: What It Can Do to You
"If you look at populations of people, the higher the cholesterol , the higher the level of ...More
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The Effects of High Cholesterol on the Body
High cholesterol means you have a lot more cholesterol in your blood than you need. Most people who have...More
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Link between saturated fat and heart disease quest...
For 4 decades we have been told saturated fat is a risk factor for developing heart disease. Now that theory...More
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115 Year Old Woman. Notice the egg consumption.
"Ms. Morano has no doubts about how she made it this long: Her elixir for longevity consists of raw eggs,...More
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Statins Reduce Post-Stroke Seizure Risk
First I've heard of this; Taking a statin after a stroke, especially in the acute phase, reduces the risk...More
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Rheumatoid Arthritis: Statins May Cut All-Cause Mo...
More proof of their anti-inflammatory properties; The apparent protective effect of statins for all-cause...More
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Statin wars: Doctors are bitterly divided over cal...
This was published one year ago. Very good. Notice the comments at the end of the article. Public attitude...More
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Cutting Saturated Fat Doesn't Necessarily Cut Hear...
This is a big shift from 1975. "Doctors have told patients for decades to eat less saturated fat — the...More
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The drugs work: the truth about statins
From a researcher that was once opposed to statins, interesting article. This is a great example how people...More
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FDA approves Praluent to treat certain patients wi...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Praluent (alirocumab) injection, the first...More
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Studies support broader use of statins
The latest guidelines used to determine who should take a cholesterol-lowering statin to prevent heart...More
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Wider use of statins could save thousands of lives
As we all knew would be the case; "Extrapolating our results to the approximately 10 million U.S. adults...More
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Statin Regresses Plaque in RA Patients
Intensive treatment with rosuvastatin (Crestor) for 18 months led to a regression in atherosclerotic...More
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Statins May Improve Surgical Outcomes
Statin use might help reduce major complications after lung surgery, according to a study published in...More
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TV show prompted thousands to stop taking statins,...
Why scaremongering matters; "In the eight months following the Catalyst broadcast, an estimated 60,897...More
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Approve PCSK9 Inhibitor Evolocumab, FDA Panel Reco...
The committee members overwhelmingly felt the benefits of lowering LDL cholesterol with evolocumab (Repatha,...More
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Statins Plus Exercise Best for Your Heart Health
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