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Scientists are working on more precise and tailored statins

October 4, 2019

A huge portion of the world’s population is suffering from high cholesterol. 30 million people are taking statins…
Statins can prevent liver cancer

August 22, 2019

Fat-soluble statins can prevent liver cancer and reduce mortality in patients with chronic viral hepatitis. These are findings…
Blood pressure medications and statins found to provide long-term cardiovascular benefits

August 27, 2018

Death rates from heart disease and stroke could be significantly lowered by prescribing statins alongside blood pressure-lowering drugs,…
Danish discovery can pave the way for more effective cholesterol medicine

September 27, 2017

More than 600,000 Danes are being treated with cholesterol lowering medicine. 98 per cent of them are treated…
Statins may not be used for protection against Parkinson’s disease

June 15, 2017

Use of statins may speed up the onset of Parkinson’s disease symptoms in people who are susceptible to…
Effect of cholesterol medicine on inflammatory diseases mapped

July 12, 2016

New research from Aarhus University has demonstrated how simvastatin, one of the most commonly used medicines in the…
Statins may lower risk of heart disease in people with sleep apnea

January 7, 2016

Statins found to protect blood vessels from substances that cause inflammation A new study conducted at Columbia University…
Trial to study whether statins reduce strokes, heart attacks in HIV patients

May 11, 2015

The Washington University AIDS Clinical Trials Unit is the first in the nation to open a clinical trial…
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