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Statins, a class of cholesterol-lowering drugs found in millions of medicine cabinets, may help treat Rett Syndrome.
The Driscoll Firm, P.C., is now receiving inquiries from women who believe they may have been exposed to an increased risk of Type 2 diabetes after taking the Lipitor cholesterol-lowering drug.
Unusual swelling within some of the brain’s neurons might be responsible for the reversible memory loss and impaired thinking ability experienced by some patients who take cholesterol-lowering statins.
As Medline Plus (a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine) published on March 20th, 2013, a new study reveals that high potency statins (incl.
An international effort led by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has resulted in positive phase 3 clinical trial results for a new medicine to treat patients suffering from a rare and deadly cholesterol disorder.
There is often discussion about good cholesterol versus bad cholesterol, but now the bad cholesterol levels in American adults could be falling and that is certainly good news.
Despite previous studies suggesting the contrary, statins (cholesterol-lowering drugs) may not prevent blood clots (venous thrombo-embolism) in adults.
A study from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, published August 22 online by PLoS ONE, reports that muscle problems reported by patients taking statins were related to the strength or potency of the given cholesterol-lowering drugs.
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