Latest JUPITER trial Stories

2009-02-23 07:00:00

Percentage of Clinicians Performing hsCRP Testing Will Increase Dramatically Over the Next Six Months, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., Feb.

2009-02-10 09:07:11

Patients with high cholesterol levels who continually take statins appear to have a lower risk of death over four to five years, regardless of whether they already have diagnosed heart disease, according to a report in the February 9 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

2009-01-14 13:01:00

American Heart Association rapid access journal report: Study highlights: A new analysis estimates more than 11 million older Americans could be newly eligible for statin therapy if findings from the JUPITER trial are adopted into guidelines.That could take the number of older adults eligible for statin therapy to over 44 million, or 80 percent of that population.The analysis highlights a public health challenge since, even under current treatment guidelines, fewer than half of older...

2009-01-14 08:22:01

New research shows that an additional 19 percent of men over the age of 50 and women over the age of 60 would benefit from taking statins, one of the top selling drugs in the world.

2008-11-14 12:00:22

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, a new study is providing direct evidence that cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins can prevent heart attacks, strokes and deaths among women.

2008-11-12 00:00:18

A U.S. study suggests the cholesterol drug rosuvastatin reduced heart attacks and strokes in patients with elevated C-reactive protein levels.

2008-11-11 06:00:03

By Steve Sternberg NEW ORLEANS -- Using Crestor to prevent heart attacks and save lives in apparently healthy people would add nearly $10 billion a year to the nation's medical bill, according to calculations released Monday.

2008-11-10 18:00:05

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WomenHeart today urged women to talk with their doctors about heart disease risk factors in light of new research demonstrating the impact of statin therapy (cholesterol-lowering drugs) on cardiovascular events in women.

2008-11-09 18:15:00

A large study has found the cholesterol pill Crestor significantly lowered the chance of death and heart attack among people with low cholesterol and no substantial risk factors for heart disease.

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