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You'll Never See Statins or Cholesterol the Same After This!

So many people go to the doctor with high cholesterol and end up on a statin or cholesterol lowering drug for years, if not their entire lives. Dr. Peter Gli...

Statin Drugs are Poison

MIT scientist Raymond Francis discusses the ineffectiveness of Statin drugs. He sheds light on why they are used, what damage they cause, and why NOT to use ...

Statins mechanism of action for patients with ligh LDL

House Call: Should I Stop My Statins?

You've probably heard of Lipitor, Zocor, and Crestor. You may even be taking one of these cholesterol-lowering drugs, which are known as statins. They are th...

The Dangers of Statins (Cholesterol lowering statin drugs Side Effects LDL cholesterol Myth CoQ10)

Statins (cholesterol-lowering medications) are heavily promoted, used by millions of people and one of the most widely prescribed drugs in the world. Health ...

STATIN NATION (First 13 mins)

This is the first 13 minutes of the documentary film $TATIN NATION: The Great Cholesterol Cover-Up. The full 63 minute film is available from http://www.stat...

CARDIOVASCULAR DRUGS; STATINS & BLOOD THINNERS by Professor Fink

In this video lecture, Professor Fink reviews the pathophysiology of Cardiovascular Disease (describing relationships between atherosclerosis, increased risk...

Dr. Mercola Interviews Three Experts About Statins

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2013/11/27/statins-cholesterol-treatment-guidelines.aspx Natural health physician and Mercola.com founder ...

How Statins Work to Reduce Cholesterol

Statins (including simvastatin and atorvastatin) are commonly prescribed medications whose goal is to reduce LDL-cholesterol. This video shows their primary ...

FDA Warns Statins Increase Blood Sugar and Cause Memory Problems

The FDA has officially linked all statins with cognitive problems like forgetfullness and confusion as well as with a 25% increased risk for an elevated bloo...

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1906 news items

 
WebMD
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:03:45 -0700

His shift is at the heart of a simmering debate in medicine over statins. And it comes at a time when statins -- one of the most commonly prescribed medications in this country, taken by an estimated 1 in 4 middle-aged adults -- may become even more ...

New York Times

New York Times
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:57:03 -0700

Researchers have since discovered that abnormalities of endothelial function and coagulation can be modified or reversed by treatment with drugs such as statins, angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin-receptor blockers (ARBs), ...
 
New York Times (blog)
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:35:56 -0700

Of 1,188 cases of drug-induced liver injury from 2004 to 2012 in a registry maintained by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, there were 22 cases with injury because of statins. Nine patients were hospitalized, four ...
 
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 07:40:13 -0700

Of 1,188 cases of drug-induced liver injury from 2004 to 2012 in a registry maintained by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, there were 22 cases of injury caused by statins. Nine patients were hospitalized; four had ...

AMERICAblog (blog)

AMERICAblog (blog)
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:05:39 -0700

In an article in the New York Times, two physicians propose using drugs that are currently available to treat Ebola. Ebola causes a derangement in endothelial cells (cells lining blood vessels), and this can lead to decreased ability of the patient's ...
 
Online Athens
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:56:15 -0700

Many physicians believe that statins are critical for heart health, especially if a patient has suffered a heart attack or has clear signs of heart disease. Clinical studies designed to get Food and Drug Administration drug approval for statins did not ...
 
Healio
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 07:03:45 -0700

They identified 41 studies with the following characteristics: studies comparing statins vs. control, studies of patients aged >18 years, and studies that reported on kidney function at baseline and trial conclusion, including damage or change in function.

CBS News

CBS News
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 08:06:31 -0700

Early research has found that, overall, colon cancer patients who took statins such as Lipitor and Zocor had a 29 percent lower risk of dying from the cancer compared to non-users. Taking the drugs longer than a year reduced the risk even more, said ...
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