Cholesterol-lowering drugs could prevent the formation of blood clots in the vein by as much as 25 percent.
Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) could be in for quite a breakthrough and this may all fall at the hands of one drug, Statins. People dealing with PAD would be at risk of possible amputation or death but a new study claims that higher dosages of the drug could render immense benefits.
A draft guidelines released by U.S. Preventive Services Task Force strongly recommends cholesterol-lowering statin drugs to adults aged 40-75 with 10% heart risk in the next 10 years to prevent heart attacks and other cardiovascular diseases.
A panel of experts is recommending that adults aged 40 and over should take statins as a preventive measure.
A new study reported that a vaccine was effective at reducing LDL cholesterol in rats and macaques.
A new study found that people who were informed about their heart risk genes were more focused on reducing their bad cholesterol levels.
Seniors taking cholesterol-reducing drugs, statins, might not be fully protected from the flu, two new studies suggested.
Every patient with pre-dialysis kidney disease should receive statins by current guidelines, reports a new study.
A new study found that lovastatin can reverse learning deficits caused by Noonan syndrome in rat models.
For patients with coronary atheroma, high-intensity statin treatment is associated with greater regression in women than men, suggests a new study.
Genomic data could help doctors predict whether statins will benefit a patient or not, according to a new study. The study suggested that genomic data alone can explain around 15 percent of patients' responses to a cholesterol-lowering statin.
Sanofi and Regeneron's cholesterol drug reduced bad cholesterol levels in nine late-stage trials.
People who are in late stages of cancer and other terminal illness are not only unharmed by discontinuing statins for cholesterol management, but also might be benefited, a new study has reported.
A new study found that statin users consume more fat and calories today than they did a decade ago.
According to a new study, statins might improve erectile function.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.