Statins

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First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Cancer to overtake heart disease and stroke as biggest killer

Statins and a decline in smoking have reduced cardiovascular disease deathsCancer will overtake heart disease and stroke as Britain’s biggest killer, scientists are predicting.The number of deaths from cardiovascular disease (CVD) has dropped across the ... [Published Health Insurance Daily - 15 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Statins secured for the use in treatment

(http://www.carepharmacyrx.com/): According to the recent analyses, the medical experts have revealed that previously, the usage of statins was considered to be extremely harmful considering the health benefits of the people andamp; the purpose of treatment. ... [Published FreePressIndex.com - 9 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Overenthusiastic Stroke Risk Modification in the Over-80s

Are We Being Disingenuous to Ourselves, and to Our Oldest Patients?Kit ByattDisclosuresEvid Based Med. 2014;48(16):121-122.Abstract and Introduction AbstractStatins and antihypertensive therapy are widely used in our oldest patients (ie, those aged over ... [Published Theheart.org - 11 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Statins help prevent tooth loss, but don’t ignore good dental hygiene

Taking statins can help prevent tooth loss but good dental hygiene remains the best way to improve your oral health, British Dental Health Foundation has said.According to a new study, people taking statins are almost three times less likely to suffer ... [Published The Afro News - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Can Statins Help Treat Ebola?

By David S. Fedson and Steven M. OpalLast week, the World Health Organization endorsed the use of experimental drugs in the fight against the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. That is the right decision. There is no proven vaccine or treatment for Ebola, ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

More Docs Wonder If Statins Are Worth the Risks

By WebMD Health NewsReviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy, MD, MPHAug. 18, 2014 -- Kailash Chand, a doctor in the U.K., says he once brushed aside patients who complained of muscle pains, weakness, fatigue, and memory problems after he put them on cholesterol-lowering ... [Published eMedicine Health - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

PG Web Extra: Over-the-counter Measures

For Women OnlyOxytrol for Women (oxybutyn transdermal system, 3.9 milligrams per day), for the treatment of overactive bladder, created a new OTC segment when it made the switch from prescription to over the counter (OTC) last year."In less than a year ... [Published Progressive Grocer - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Statins After ACS: Continue Therapy for at Least 5 Years

Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCPPatients continue to benefit from high-dose atorvastatin therapy for at least 5 years after acute coronary syndrome, according to a new study.Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) occurs in several forms including ST-elevation ... [Published Pharmacy Times - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Another good reason to breastfeed baby

London - Being breastfed as a baby might be better than statins in staving off heart disease in later life, according to new research.Babies given mother’s milk for three months or more have a much lower risk of the chronic inflammation that can also ... [Published South Africa Star - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

People's Pharmacy: Statins may have neurological side effects

The maker of Vicks VapoRub is very clear that the product is for external use only. The label states, “Do not use: by mouth, in nostrils, on wounds or damaged skin ... .” That should include other orifices as well.Years ago, we heard from readers that ... [Published OnlineAthens - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 5 reports

More Docs Wonder If Statins Are Worth the Risks

WebMD Health News By Brenda Goodman, MA Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy, MD, MPH More from WebMD New Warnings on Cholesterol-Lowering Statins... ... [Published KGet - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Statins in COPD: Useful or Not?

Simvastatin for the Prevention of Exacerbations in Moderate-to-severe COPDCriner GJ, Connett JE, Aaron SD, et al; COPD Clinical Research Network; Canadian Institutes of Health ResearchN Engl J Med. 2014;370:2201-2210Statin DisappointmentStatins were developed ... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Aug 15 2014]

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"We want to stress that we support the publicpublic health measures that are being used to combat the outbreak. That said, the urgent needs of individual Ebola patients demand that something more be offered"
...has become an $18 million product," notes Lisa Buono, a health care expert at Chicago-based market research firm Information Resources Inc. (IRI). "It's created a new category and is slowly building, but the need base is small."
"After 6 months, I started noticing that I was having a lack of energy," says Chand, deputy chairman of the BritishBritish Medical Association. "My regular exercise was curtailed. I was feeling tired and exhausted."
Professor Molly Metzger, of Washington University, said: "We are looking at the effects of these early factors on later levels of CRP, a biomarker associated with risk for cardiovascular and metabolic disease."

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Statins secured for the use in treatment [Published FreePressIndex.com - 9 hours ago]
Overenthusiastic Stroke Risk Modification in th... [Published Theheart.org - 11 hours ago]
Cancer to overtake heart disease and stroke as ... [Published Health Insurance Daily - 15 hours ago]
Statins help prevent tooth loss, but don’t igno... [Published The Afro News - 20 hours ago]
Can Statins Help Treat Ebola? [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 20 2014]
PG Web Extra: Over-the-counter Measures [Published Progressive Grocer - Aug 20 2014]
Statins After ACS: Continue Therapy for at Leas... [Published Pharmacy Times - Aug 19 2014]
More Docs Wonder If Statins Are Worth the Risks [Published eMedicine Health - Aug 19 2014]
Another good reason to breastfeed baby [Published South Africa Star - Aug 19 2014]
Pfizer sued for hiding side-effects of choleste... [Published Sott.net - Aug 19 2014]
People's Pharmacy: Statins may have neurologica... [Published OnlineAthens - Aug 19 2014]
Fenofibrate Works as Well in Women With Diabete... [Published Diabetes Care - Aug 18 2014]
More Docs Wonder If Statins Are Worth the Risks [Published KGet - Aug 18 2014]
More Docs Wonder If Statins Are Worth the Risks [Published WebMD - Aug 18 2014]
More Docs Wonder if Statins Are Worth the Risks [Published The Palm Beach Post - Aug 18 2014]
More Docs Wonder If Statins Are Worth the Risks [Published WebMD Health - Aug 18 2014]
More Docs Wonder if Statins Are Worth the Risks [Published WebMD Health - Aug 18 2014]
Can statins help treat Ebola? [Published H5N1 - Aug 16 2014]
Statins in COPD: Useful or Not? [Published General Medicine eJournal - Aug 15 2014]
Response to Rituximab in RA Not Altered by Statins [Published Diabetes Care - Aug 15 2014]
Statins and Diabetes: Studies Offer New Insights [Published Theheart.org - Aug 14 2014]
Evidence of Sample Use Among New Users of Stati... [Published Medical Care - Aug 14 2014]
5 Questions to ask your GP before taking statins [Published 50connect.co.uk - Aug 14 2014]
Noakes’ Banting Diet High Risk For Afrikaners [Published SA Breaking News - Aug 14 2014]
Statins and the Risk of Diabetes [Published Theheart.org - Aug 14 2014]
Ebola: Has the World Health Organization lost it? [Published Pravda - Aug 13 2014]
A rant about modern medicine, cholesterol, rat ... [Published Fairview Post - Aug 13 2014]
News from the European Atherosclerosis Society ... [Published British Journal of Cardiology - Aug 13 2014]
Should You Be Taking a Statin? [Published US News & World Report - Aug 12 2014]
10 Steps to take before you start Statins [Published 50connect.co.uk - Aug 11 2014]
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More Docs Wonder If Statins Are Worth the Risks [Published WebMD Health - Aug 18 2014]
There's a simmering debate in medicine over whether statins are effective enough for some patients to justify their risks. ...
More Docs Wonder if Statins Are Worth the Risks [Published WebMD Health - Aug 18 2014]
There's a simmering debate in medicine over whether statins are effective enough for some patients to justify their risks. ...
Can statins help treat Ebola? [Published H5N1 - Aug 16 2014]
Via The New York Times, an op-ed by two American professors of medicine: Can Statins Help Treat Ebola? Excerpt:This week, the World Health Organization endorsed the use of experimental drugs in the fight against the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. That ...
High cholesterol and abnormal LFT [Published HealthBoards - Aug 09 2014]
I am 31 yrs old male.I recently got my blood work done and my values r TC 255,LDH 160,HDL 34,Triglycerides 270.LFT shows ALT 114, AST 82.I m not sure where to start lipid lowering drugs with this LFT..I am also worried about the muscle pain and soreness ...
Cholesterol Drugs' Benefits Far Outweigh Side E... [Published MedlinePlus Health News - Aug 05 2014]
But long-term use of statins may raise odds of diabetes among people with risk factors, experts say Source: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Page: Statins ...
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