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2009-02-10 11:46:21

An Israeli study suggests patients with high cholesterol levels who continually take statins have a lower risk of death over four to five years. Researchers at Maccabi Healthcare Services and the Sackler Faculty of Medicine in Tel Aviv, Israel, said the lower death risk was seen regardless of whether the patients already had diagnosed heart disease. In the study, Dr.

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.

2009-02-09 09:28:00

They've been hailed as miracle drugs for the heart, but statins aren't getting rave reviews when it comes to cancer prevention.

2009-02-05 08:46:30

Laboratory work in animals showed limited activity when statins were given to prevent breast cancer, according to a report in the February issue of Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

2008-12-10 16:16:09

Pregnant women or those hoping to get pregnant should avoid using the cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, scientists in Britain said.

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2008-12-09 11:55:38

Pregnant women or those hoping to start or extend a family should avoid using the cholesterol-lowering drugs statins, say scientists.

2008-11-13 15:00:06

RESTON, Va., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cardiovascular Disease is the leading cause of death among Americans, costing our healthcare system hundreds of millions of dollars and causing untold suffering.

2008-10-29 12:00:07

Nymox Pharmaceutical Corporation (NASDAQ:NYMX) holds U.S. and global patent rights for the use of statin drugs for the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD). The newly published results of a major long-term study (J Neurol NeuroSurg Psychiatry Oct.

2008-10-20 12:00:10

Nymox Pharmaceutical Corporation (NASDAQ:NYMX) holds U.S. and global patent rights for the use of statin drugs for the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD), including for patients at risk for AD because of vascular-related risk factors or disease.

2008-08-01 12:00:28

Nymox Pharmaceutical Corporation (NASDAQ:NYMX) holds U.S. and global patent rights for the use of statin drugs for the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD), including for patients at risk for AD because of vascular-related risk factors or disease.


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