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New research indicates cholesterol lowering drugs known as statins may help prevent future strokes among young people who have already had a stroke. The study is published in the August 2, 2011, print issue of Neurology, the me ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(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 ...
Cancer Jul 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Over the long term, treatment with cholesterol-lowering statins reduces the rate of mortality and cardiovascular events such as heart attack, for people with and without heart disease. Still, it is unclear whether these drugs ...
Cardiology Jun 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A human drug that both prevents and cures kidney failure in mice sheds light on disabling human mitochondrial disorders, and may represent a potential treatment in people with such illnesses.
Medical research May 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) -- A panel of advisers to the Food and Drug Administration will consider this week whether to revoke a key indication from Abbott's blockbuster cholesterol drug Trilipix.
Medications May 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins may help clot-busting drugs treat strokes, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Neuroscience Apr 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Experts today challenge the view that popular drugs to prevent disease - like statins and antihypertensives to prevent heart disease and stroke, or bisphosphonates to prevent fractures represent value for money.
Medications Apr 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0