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2012-08-23 23:19:44

A study from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, published August 22 online by PLoS ONE, reports that muscle problems reported by patients taking statins were related to the strength or potency of the given cholesterol-lowering drugs. Adverse effects such as muscle pain and weakness, reported to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) were related to a statin's potency, or the degree by which it typically lowers cholesterol at commonly prescribed doses....

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

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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. A report in The Lancet states that the benefits are worth the risk to those who are already prone to the blood sugar disease; while other research warns that in people who are at a higher risk of type 2 diabetes, taking statins...

2012-07-31 23:02:53

Adding to its numerous research studies, Optimum Clinical Research has started studying a human antibody´s effect on high cholesterol, currently seeking patients for clinical study. SALT LAKE CITY (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 Researchers at Optimum Clinical Research are embarking on a medical study analyzing the effects of a human antibody on high cholesterol. Jared Shields, recruitment coordinator at Optimum Clinical Research, said the study could provide cardiologists a powerful tool to...

2012-07-31 23:01:19

According to court documents, on June 1st, 2012, Danielle Woolens filed a lawsuit in the Louisiana Eastern District Court (case no. 2:2012cv01408) alleging that Zocor led to kidney failure for the plaintiff. Zocor, which is also known by the generic name “Simvastatin”, manufactured by Merck Pharmaceuticals, is used to reduce bad cholesterol (LDL) and increase good cholesterol (HDL). In June 2011, the FDA posed restrictions in the use of the highest approved dose of the...

2012-05-28 23:00:58

Order today: https://www.createspace.com/3829525 Your discount code: az33n949 Enter it on the Checkout Page. Statin Drugs are mycotoxins. "How Statin Drugs Really Lower Cholesterol (And Kill You One Cell At A Time)" makes the case that Statin Drugs kill everyone who takes them by blocking the Mevalonate Pathway (they are HMG-CoA reductase "inhibitors") – Even those who have no apparent symptoms are slowly dying because cell replication is stopped by Statin Drugs. Regina, Saskatchewan...

2012-05-11 05:25:54

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- 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 are a class of drugs that lower the amount of LDL cholesterol in the body by blocking the enzyme in the liver that makes cholesterol. Recently, there have been several studies that linked the drugs to an increased risk for new-onset diabetes. One such study was the JUPITER...

2012-03-28 17:28:59

Study highlights importance of therapy compliance to reduce cardiovascular disease mortality Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who discontinue use of statin therapy are at increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease and other causes. According to the findings of a population-based study now available in Arthritis Care & Research, a journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), RA patients should be advised of the importance...

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