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A meta-analysis of multiple trials has left the medical world and patients concerned about statins and whether or not their benefits are worth their potentially harmful side effects.
Statins may prevent pneumonia, according to a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Regular use of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may be associated with a modest reduction in risk for developing Parkinson disease, particularly among younger patients.
The use of statins in postmenopausal women is associated with increased diabetes risk.
Among patients who have had an ischemic stroke, use of cholesterol-lowering statin medications is not associated with subsequent intracerebral hemorrhage (bleeding in the brain).
New research shows that cholesterol lowering drugs known as statins may help prevent future strokes among young people who have already had a stroke.
New research indicates cholesterol lowering drugs known as statins may help prevent future strokes among young people who have already had a stroke.
An analysis of data from previously published studies indicates that intensive-dose statin therapy is associated with an increased risk of new-onset diabetes compared with moderate-dose therapy.
Levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) are increased in response to acute inflammation, infection and tissue damage.
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.