Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Statins fail to reduce mortality rate in sepsis patients with ARDS

Despite previously-reported observational and basic science evidence suggesting the use of statins may improve outcomes in patients with sepsis and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), a double-blinded clinical trial ...

Cardiology

Protein inhibitor holds promise for heart disease treatment

UC Davis scientists have developed a novel cardiovascular agent which, unlike currently available drugs for heart disease, does not target high blood cholesterol or high blood pressure. The experimental agent inhibits C-reactive ...

Oncology & Cancer

Risk of new-onset diabetes varies with different statins

(HealthDay)—Different types and doses of statins seem to correlate with distinct risks of developing new-onset diabetes mellitus (DM), according to a meta-analysis published in the April 15 issue of The American Journal ...

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