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Pharmacy-led statin support service in general pra...
Before the service was implemented, 40% of patients had cholesterol levels below the target threshold. After...More
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Statin Use for Colorectal Cancer Improves Survival
Statin use in patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) was associated with a significant reduction in...More
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Daily Statin Might Raise Your Risk for Cataracts
A new side effect to keep an "eye" on; While statins such as Zocor , Crestor and ...More
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Statins May Improve Survival After Kidney Cancer S...
Statin use is independently associated with improved 3-year overall and disease-specific survival among ...More
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Statins for protection from air pollution
Statins, prescribed to lower cholesterol and reduce risks of heart attacks and strokes, seem to diminish...More
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One Pill, Many Benefits? — Statins’ Potential ...
Well written paper, from a group of dieticians no less; Beyond CVD Prevention and Treatment Cancer ...More
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Statins: The Greatest Drug Breakthrough Since Peni...
Interesting perspective; "Some people are calling statins, a class of medications that lower bad...More
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Women Have Greater Atheroma Regression With Statin...
For patients with coronary atheroma, high-intensity statin treatment is associated with greater regression...More
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Statins cut microvascular risk in diabetes
The use of statins by persons with type 2 diabetes has been associated with lower risks of...More
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Statins Therapy Can Reduce the Risk of Atrial Fibr...
The occurrence of AF was reduced 35% in statins therapy group compared to that in non-statins group (95%...More
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Statins Associated With Increased Survival in Pati...
Statin users had a 28% reduction in the rate of CRC-specific mortality compared with nonusers (hazard ratio...More
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Healthy Snack
In order to help my cholesterol numbers, I have switched to more cholesterol friendly snacks, such as raw...More
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Excercise
Tried many forms of excercise and running seems to be the best for me for lowering cholesterol.
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take your meds
I've found out that for me the only way to control my cholesterol levels is to take my meds. I am genetically...More
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Cholesterol
If i am trying to lower my cholesterol should i be looking at the fat or cholesterol in food?
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try the q
I've been taking CoQ10 200mg every night since being on statins.It helps me with muscle aches caused by the...More
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shannon9585
Shannon, when I have looked thru my lab test hard copies, I saw that the lab techs had divided the hdl...More
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fiber will help
I had no idea, my nutritionist and doctor didnt tell me this, but Im reading books about lowering cholesterol,...More
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statins
I stopped Crestor for 33 days. my lipids were: [br>TC 139 [br>HDL 35 [br>TRG 126 [br>LDL/HDL 2.3...More
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Nix the statins. Just say NO, No and No....
My experience with statins was a nightmare of pain. I tried every single brand and dosage for over a year...More
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FDA announces cholesterol-drug label changes
Important safety changes to the labeling for some widely used cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins...More
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WARNING! - Grapefruit and meds (heart and others)
This will probably show up in a day or two, but I felt that it should be posted now. For a long time there has...More
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crestor coupons available
There is no inexpenive generic. My pharmacist gave me a coupon that lowered my cost from over 130.00 a...More
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Cholesterol-busting tablets may also help stop the spread of cancer
Scientists say that statins, the most widely-prescribed drugs in the UK, can stop cancer from spreading around the body. This is important ... More
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