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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.

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.

Cholesterol Drugs Equally Effective In Reducing Plaque
2011-11-15 13:32:45

A new study has found that Pfizer Inc.'s Lipitor and AstraZeneca's Crestor cholesterol drugs are both equally effective in treating coronary artery disease.

2011-10-14 09:59:29

Statins can be effective at lowering cholesterol, but they have a perplexing tendency to work for some people and not others.

2011-09-14 14:38:24

Elevated blood cholesterol levels are regarded as a risk factor for heart attacks and other cardiovascular diseases.

2011-08-15 06:35:00

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2011-08-11 12:45:17

Type 2 diabetes patients, who face higher risk of cardiovascular disease, often take a combination of medications designed to lower their LDL or "bad" cholesterol and triglyceride levels while raising their HDL or "good" cholesterol because doctors long have thought that taken together, the drugs offer protection from heart attacks and improve survival.

2011-08-03 06:53:18

New research shows that cholesterol lowering drugs known as statins may help prevent future strokes among young people who have already had a stroke.

2011-08-02 00:33:31

New research indicates cholesterol lowering drugs known as statins may help prevent future strokes among young people who have already had a stroke.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.