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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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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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Mixing clarithromycin with statins could lead to h...
Another reason to ask questions when prescribed a new drug; For the population-based cohort study ...More
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New clinical guidelines back routine statin therap...
Starting at age 40, essentially all patients with diabetes should be placed on statin therapy, a...More
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Cholesterol Feeds Breast Cancer Cells
Wow! Increasing evidence demonstrates the role that cholesterol may play in the development and...More
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Tragedy of fit and healthy man, 35, killed by the ...
We should all be reminded of this every now and then; Clinical Director of Pathology at Tameside General...More
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100-year-old surgeon who retired at age 95 shares ...
I just love this article and the 100 year old surgeon's take on cholesterol; "If your cholesterol is...More
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Cholesterol cut to level of newborn with drug
Not a great source but an interesting article none the less; A new drug can help return adult cholesterol...More
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Want to live to 120? Exercise more, eat healthily ...
Let's try this one again............ Scientists haven't quite figured how we can live forever - but they...More
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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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