News tagged with cholesterol drug

Statins suppress Rett syndrome symptoms in mice

Statins, a class of cholesterol-lowering drugs found in millions of medicine cabinets, may help treat Rett Syndrome, according to a study published today in Nature Genetics. The Rett Syndrome Research Trust ...

Jul 29, 2013
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Study finds no link between statins and cancer risk

(Medical Xpress) -- A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology reports that, contrary to previous studies, the use of cholesterol reducing statin drugs does not increase the risk of patien ...

Jul 25, 2011
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Study lifts cloud over heart drugs Zetia, Vytorin

A major study lifts a cloud around Zetia and Vytorin, blockbuster drugs for lowering cholesterol. The study found that these pills modestly lower the risk of heart attacks and other problems in people at ...

Nov 17, 2014
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