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    New lipid-lowering drugs help patients reduce LDL ...
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    Fasting before a cholesterol test
    Interesting................ http://www.health.harvard.edu/heart-health/fasting-before-a-cholesterol-test More
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    Rethinking Cholesterol's Role in Heart Disease
    "Is cholesterol the chief culprit behind heart disease? For decades, Americans have been told that to lower...More
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    Once Promising Cholesterol Drug Fails...
    "Here we've got an agent that more than doubles the levels of good cholesterol and lowers bad cholesterol and...More
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    Cool animation on heart disease death rates in US....
    This is really neat. Animation tracking heart disease death rates in the US. ...More
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    Wrong Data Published in Favor of Statins
    Its unthinkable that the wrong math data could be published in favor of statins, but it happened, magnifying...More
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    'We are very worried' Former Royal Doctor Demands ...
    THE QUEEN'S former doctor is calling for an independent inquiry into controversial heart drugs statins after...More
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    Taking statins before heart surgery can help reduc...
    Using statins before and after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery can help reduce cardiac...More
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    Task Force Recommends Statins for Adults Under 75 ...
    Low- to moderate-dose statins should be used by patients at risk for CVD who are between the ages of 40 and...More
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    Statins have 'fewer side effects than placebo'
    Another take; The researchers, from Imperial College London's National Heart and Lung Institute, said...More
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    Statin side-effects minimal, study finds
    Interesting, more side effects from placebo group than satin group; Scientists examining the results of...More
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    Statins May Reduce Heart Risks Tied to Sleep Apnea
    A new discovery about the way sleep apnea may raise the risk of heart disease also...More
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    USPSTF recommends statin use for adults at increas...
    The analysis found that patients who received statins had a 17 percent decreased risk of all-cause...More
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    Get Big Pharma off my TV Screen
    One physicians opinion on pharma TV ads. Maybe one day those cholesterol drug ads on TV will be gone after...More
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    Merck fails to win FDA panel backing for Vytorin h...
    "Merck & Co should not be allowed to claim that its cholesterol-lowering drug Vytorin reduces the risk of...More
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    'Bad Press' May Make Patients Stop Statins, Raise ...
    The dangerous consequences of scaremongering by the anti-statin folks; Moreover, compared with patients...More
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    Ezetimibe Added to Statin Furthers Plaque Regressi...
    Patients who underwent PCI and received dual lipid-lowering treatment with the...More
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    Doctors Call for Drug Advertising Ban
    This is a positive step in the right direction. ...More
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    Statin's benefits reach beyond heart patients
    While best known for their ability to lower serum cholesterol, statins also reduce artery-damaging...More
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    Statins Linked to Less White Matter Damage
    More data to support statins for individuals with cognitive issues; Older adults with suboptimal cognition...More
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    Statins really do save your life: New study ends p...
    In the biggest project of its kind, researchers looked at data from 135 separate studies to evaluate the...More
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    Crippled by statins: Cholesterol-busting drugs lef...
    Doctors insisted he keep statins them despite the damage that was happening, ...More
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    Running
    I found running six days a week and cutting out fried food over 6 months reduced my bad score over 30% rigt...More
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    The anti-inflammatory effects of statins
    Nicely worded; The anti-inflammatory action of statins is recognized as one of the most effective...More
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    This aneurysm surgery goes better with statins
    "Our research showed that patients who took statins before either open or minimally invasive interventions...More
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    Migraine sufferers should take statins to reduce r...
    Very interesting; Dr David Kernick, from the St Thomas Health Centre in Exeter, said the threshold at which...More
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    Former Big Pharma President Indicted for Kickback ...
    Its sad this stuff happens. I'm glad we have the DOJ going after these cases. This company got caught, but...More
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    Statins Help Prevent Acute Kidney Injury
    Researchers have discovered that statins can help prevent kidney injury, and they've uncovered how the drugs...More
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    Statin wars: Doctors are bitterly divided over calls for half of all adults to be put on pills to cut cholesterol.
    This was published one year ago. Very good. Notice the comments at the end of the article. Public attitude towards statins is changing. ... More
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