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2014-04-01 23:01:39

Susquehanna Health (SH) Cardiologist Dr.

Study Says Statins Are Safe
2013-07-10 13:49:13

A comprehensive study review has added to the growing body of evidence indicating the anti-inflammatory drugs known as statins have no significant side effects.

2013-01-17 23:02:03

This January, save 10% on all General Wellness lab testing from Request A Test including the High Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein Test.

2012-09-19 11:51:49

Despite previous studies suggesting the contrary, statins (cholesterol-lowering drugs) may not prevent blood clots (venous thrombo-embolism) in adults.

2012-08-31 10:16:46

African Americans have higher blood levels of a protein associated with increased heart-disease risk than European Americans, despite higher "good" HDL cholesterol and lower "bad" triglyceride levels.

Debate Looms Over Statin Use: Good For The Heart, Bad For Blood Sugar
2012-08-10 10:52:39

Millions of people take statins to reduce the risk of stroke or heart attack. Yet, a debate looms whether the benefit of the widely-used drugs outweigh the risk associated with the onset of type 2 diabetes.

2012-06-26 11:47:36

Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs appear to be associated with reduced risk of recurrent cardiovascular events in men and women, but do not appear to be associated with reduced all-cause mortality or stroke in women.

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

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.


Word of the Day
immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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