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2012-05-11 05:25:54

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.

2012-03-19 16:51:32

Statins may prevent pneumonia, according to a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

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.

2012-01-10 10:14:36

The use of statins in postmenopausal women is associated with increased diabetes risk.

2011-09-12 23:28:56

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).

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.

2011-06-21 21:38:02

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.

2011-06-03 12:51:54

Levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) are increased in response to acute inflammation, infection and tissue damage.


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zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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