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2013-11-19 11:55:09

Based on the largest comprehensive systematic review to date, researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania concluded that available evidence does not support an association between statins and memory loss or dementia. The new study, a collaborative effort between faculty in Penn Medicine's Preventive Cardiovascular Program, the Penn Memory Center, and the Penn Center for Evidence-Based Practice, will be published in Annals of Internal Medicine. "Statins...

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

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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. The case for statin use is already strong, and some doctors are calling for its widespread use as a preventative regimen. Oxford University epidemiologist Rory Collins caused a stir last year with his presentation entitled, "The Case for Statins in a Wider Population" to the...

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...

2012-06-13 08:34:47

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com Having difficulty breathing and catching your breath after exercising? Feeling nauseous after completing physical activity? These are signs that you might be fatigued and, if you´re taking statins to lower your cholesterol, there is  a new report that might be of interest to you. A recent study, published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, released results that statins, drugs taken to decrease cholesterol level, may have negative side effects on...

2012-05-28 23:00:58

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2012-05-22 05:21:29

( Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Statins are a class of drugs that lower the level of cholesterol in the blood by reducing the production of cholesterol by the liver. Now, a new study suggests that using cholesterol-lowering medications known after having a stroke may increase the likelihood of returning home and lessen the chance of dying in the hospital. "Statins are known to reduce the risk of further strokes, but the timing of when a statin should be started has been unclear," study author...

2012-02-29 14:06:30

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it is revising safety information on the labels of some statins (cholesterol lowering drugs).   Statins are a class of drugs that work in the liver to prevent the formation of cholesterol. They are most effective at lowering the LDL (bad) cholesterol, but also have modest effects on lowering triglycerides (blood fats) and raising HDL (good) cholesterol.   High cholesterol is a risk factor for cardiovascular...

2012-01-20 08:00:25

(Ivanhoe Newswire)- Cholesterol lowering statins seem to be effective against breast cancer in some patients. Research shows that a mutation in a single gene may be a way for researchers to identify tumors that are likely to respond to statin therapy. Carol Prives and her team at Columbia University devised an experiment to study cancer cells grown in an artificial system that resembles the three-dimensional structures in a human breast. The researchers learned that cells carrying...

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