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Study Recommends More People Be Given Statins
2012-05-18 09:09:47

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com A new report published in The Lancet states that more people should be given cholesterol-lowering drugs and statins to help decrease the number of strokes and heart attacks. Statins have been known to help people who have a high risk of having a heart attack and a stroke. However, medical professionals have debated medicating healthy people, whether it works and if it´s socially acceptable. Statins are thought to be connected to liver problems, kidney...

2012-04-14 23:03:27

Mark Rosenberg, M.D. developer of CardioQ, a healthy heart vitamin formula for optimum cardiovascular health, reports CardioQ is one of his most prescribed supplements. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) April 13, 2012 VitalMax Vitamins reports their improved formula, CardioQ, has the most bioavailable form of CoQ10 that can be found. CoQ10 is necessary for cellular energy, a strong immune system and a healthy cardiovascular system. VitalMax claims their CardioQ formula works to safeguard heart...

2012-03-27 00:57:00

New research shows SAR236553/REGN727 reduces LDL by up to 72 percent in patients A novel monoclonal antibody identified in a new study dramatically lowered circulating LDL cholesterol by 40 percent to 72 percent, a development with potential to provide a new option for patients who are resistant to cholesterol-lowering drugs such as statins or to the current standard of care, according to research presented today at the American College of Cardiology's 61st Annual Scientific Session. The...

2012-03-26 22:04:07

Research finds low LDL cholesterol levels present in cancer patients many years prior to diagnosis Low LDL cholesterol in patients with no history of taking cholesterol-lowering drugs predates cancer risk by decades, suggesting there may be some underlying mechanism affecting both cancer and low LDL cholesterol that requires further examination, according to research presented today at the American College of Cardiology's 61st Annual Scientific Session. The Scientific Session, the premier...

2012-03-12 19:37:43

Regular use of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may be associated with a modest reduction in risk for developing Parkinson disease, particularly among younger patients, according to a study in the March issue of Archives of Neurology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Statins are one of the most prescribed classes of drugs in the United States and some researchers have hypothesized that the anti-inflammatory and immunomodulating effects of these medications may be neuroprotective....

Diabetes, Memory Loss Warnings Added to Cholesterol Medications
2012-02-29 06:16:38

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Tuesday that they would be adding memory loss and diabetes warnings to the labels of cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins. According to Reuters reporters Bill Berkrot and Ransdell Pierson, the label changes come after the agency learned of studies in which taking statins could lead to a small increased risk of cognitive issues such as memory loss or confusion, as well as a slight spike in blood sugar levels and the risk of...

2012-02-03 11:54:16

A new study published in the journal Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety reveals that internet sites selling prescription statins directly to consumers are widespread, and that most websites advertising statins for sale to the general public contain very poor levels of information relevant to safe use of the medicine and side effects. Researchers led by Professor David Brown, School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Portsmouth, simulated a customer search and evaluation...


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