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Cholesterol can affect the flow of the electrical currents that generate the heart beat, according to a study from two UBC cardiovascular researchers funded by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon.
New White Paper Reveals Power of Statins in Fighting Cardiovascular Disease WASHINGTON, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The adverse health and financial impact of cardiovascular disease - the number one killer of men and women in America - can be significantly reduced through the well monitored use of statins according to a major white paper release today by the non-profit Senior Center for Health and Security (SCHS). The white paper, Saving America's Seniors With Statins: Solving a...
Study Published in Annals of Internal Medicine CHERRY HILL, N.J., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nuvilex, Inc.
A Seattle researcher refutes the claim that statin drugs may lower the risk of pneumonia. Dr.
Danish scientists reported the strongest evidence yet that an often-ignored form of cholesterol can cause heart attacks.
People who take cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins after a stroke may be less likely to have another stroke later, according to research published in the May 26, 2009, print issue of NeurologyÂ®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Additional study warrants further evaluation of longer durations of statin use among diabetics.
Researchers reported that a pooled analysis of 24 past clinical studies involving 165,000 people showed cholesterol-lowering drugs cut the risk of strokes by about a fifth.
Cholesterol reduction may reduce angiogenesis, ultimately leading to less aggressive prostate cancer tumors, U.S. researchers suggest. Dr.
Current research suggests that lowering cholesterol may block the growth of prostate tumors. The related report by Solomon et al, "Ezetimibe Is an Inhibitor of Tumor Angiogenesis," appears in the March 2009 issue of The American Journal of Pathology.
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