Statins, the most widely prescribed drugs worldwide, are often suggested to lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease in individuals with obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome, which is a combination of medical disorders ...
Cardiology May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Having a pet might lower your risk of heart disease, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement.
Cardiology May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Taking cholesterol-lowering drugs may also reduce the risk of dying from prostate cancer, study finds
Men with prostate cancer who take cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins are significantly less likely to die from their cancer than men who don't take such medication, according to study led by researchers at Fred Hutchinson ...
Cancer May 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—Those able to survive with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) for more than 40 years are more likely to have better glycemic control, lower blood pressure, and more favorable lipid profiles, according to ...
Diabetes Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study raises the intriguing possibility that drugs prescribed to lower cholesterol may be effective against macular degeneration, a blinding eye disease.
Medical research Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Despite their well-documented benefits, statins, drugs used to lower cholesterol, are commonly discontinued in routine care. Statin discontinuation has been linked to increased risk for cardiovascular events and death in ...
Cardiology Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Studies of the bioactive compounds found in apples aim to uncover compounds that have an ability to prevent or alter the risk of serious ailments such as diabetes and heart disease.
Health Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Internet searches on health symptoms can be used to identify drug side effects and could be used to develop a new kind of early warning system to boost drug safety, indicates a study published online in the Journal of th ...
Medications Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Eating a high-fiber diet does more than promote digestive well-being; it's also good for your heart, an expert says.
Cardiology Mar 03, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 2 |
A transplanted kidney has a finite life expectancy because it often becomes the target of the recipient's immune system, which may mount antibodies that attack the organ. Because there is a critical need to extend the life ...
Other Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
After giving a talk at a university in Texas, Kory Floyd received an unusual request from an audience member. The young man asked for a prescription for the health booster Floyd had discussed in his presentation.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A single combination pill could reduce cardiovascular disease and stroke in Latin Americans by up to 21 percent at a cost of about $35 per quality adjusted life year gained, according to a study led by ...
Cardiology Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers have discovered that adding lovastatin, a widely used cholesterol-lowering drug, to traditional antimalarial treatment decreases neuroinflammation and protects against cognitive impairment in a mouse model of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—It's the season of joy, peace and goodwill, but it's also the time of year that brings a spike in heart attacks with most occurring on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.
Cardiology Dec 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)— Although significant progress has been made in the United States in terms of decreasing smoking and lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels, a new report warns that cardiovascular disease—including ...
Cardiology Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0