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Live Science

Live Science
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:26:15 -0700

Postmenopausal women who take statins to manage their cholesterol levels may be more likely to experience an increase in aggression over time than those who don't take statins, a new study suggests. In the study, researchers looked data from a previous ...
 
MedPage Today
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:00:00 -0700

This report adds to a growing body of evidence linking statins with an autoimmune form of muscle toxicity -- one that doesn't resolve on discontinuation of the drug. An Unusual Myopathy. The group of disorders known as myopathies are characterized by ...

CBS News

CBS News
Tue, 09 Jun 2015 12:03:07 -0700

Statins have been the drug of choice for cholesterol-lowering medication for the past thirty years. That might change in the next few months. An FDA advisory panel has voted to recommend approval of two new injectable cholesterol-lowering drugs that ...

Medical News Today

WebMD
Mon, 08 Jun 2015 10:48:45 -0700

According to researchers at Rutgers University in New Jersey and the University of Pennsylvania, prior, limited research and anecdotal information from patients had hinted that statins might cause memory problems -- leading some patients to stop taking ...
 
Futurity: Research News
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:48:45 -0700

Statins, the ubiquitous and cheap drugs prescribed to hold down cholesterol levels, may be an effective way to help patients survive Ebola. Last summer, as the virus rampaged around Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, two experts argued giving statins ...

MedCity News

MedCity News
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:30:00 -0700

Over the two episodes of Catalyst aired by the Australian Broadcast Corporation, in a debate it claimed would present equally the pros and cons of statins, the program questioned the link between cholesterol and heart disease and argued that blood ...
 
New York Times (blog)
Thu, 11 Jun 2015 02:45:32 -0700

After accounting for many health and behavioral variables, the scientists concluded that either all lipid-lowering drugs, statins or not, cause memory loss or, more likely, that previous findings were based on the expectations of the patients rather ...
 
Medscape
Wed, 10 Jun 2015 08:44:15 -0700

They determined the association between patients' never having used statins, current statin use, and past statin use, as well as the incidence and number of deaths from cancer among 146,326 women. The median follow-up period was 14.6 years.
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