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SFGate

SFGate
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 05:00:00 -0700

I recently wrote about new recommendations for managing high cholesterol that focused on the use of statins for treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease. The column stimulated a number of comments regarding the disadvantages of taking statins.
 
Times Bulletin
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 22:03:45 -0700

Older men taking the cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins appear to be slightly less active than those who don't take them, a new study suggests. Statin users logged about 40 fewer minutes of moderate activity each week compared to nonusers, ...

LawyersandSettlements.com

LawyersandSettlements.com
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 08:00:00 -0700

Two Studies Suggest Risk of Diabetes with Statins Such As Crestor The most recent study, published in Diabetes Care (6/26/14), examined the relationship between a patient's adherence to statin therapy and his or her risk of developing diabetes.
 
Cardiovascular Business
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:52:30 -0700

More than half of respondents chose to go against guideline recommendations for a hypothetical patient whose risk score made him a candidate for statin therapy in poll results published in the July 24 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine . Joann M.

TIME

TIME
Sat, 05 Jul 2014 10:26:15 -0700

Cholesterol and cancer may not seem to have much in common, but scientists are increasingly seeing some intriguing connections between the two. In the latest study on the topic, presented at the Frontiers in Cardiovascular Biology in Barcelona, Spain, ...

Independent Online

Food Consumer
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:52:30 -0700

Bethesda, MD (July 23, 2014) — Statins, a class of drugs commonly used to lower cholesterol levels, significantly reduce a patient's risk of developing Barrett's esophagus, according to a new study in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the ...
 
Marshfield News-Herald
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 21:30:00 -0700

I found several websites with strong opinions that statins can cause damage to heart muscle; however, a careful review of the published evidence suggests that is not the case. Statins tend to improve symptoms and survival in people with normal or high ...
 
Alexandria Town Talk
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:33:38 -0700

I found several websites with strong opinions that statins can cause damage to heart muscle; however, a careful review of the published evidence suggests that is not the case. Statins tend to improve symptoms and survival in people with normal or high ...
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