Statins

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First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Statins may help with dementia, Parkinson’s, cancer, stroke and more

Statin drugs are known to reduce levels of cholesterol. Their primary use is aimed at helping to prevent cardiovascular disease. But there is evidence that statins may be useful in a number of other disease states, from dementia, to Parkinson’s, to various ... [Published AMERICAblog News - Apr 18 2014]
Entities: Statins, Simvastatin, Cancer
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Statins May Be Effective for Secondary Progressive MS

S. Andrew JosephsonDisclosuresAccessMedicine from McGraw-HillPatients with multiple sclerosis (MS) most commonly have a relapsing-remitting course followed eventually by a secondary progressive phase. During this latter period, disability relentlessly ... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

New Findings on Melanomas Described by Investigators at Babes-Bolyai University

(NewsRx) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Angiogenesis Weekly -- Current study results on Melanomas have been published. According to news reporting originating in Cluj Napoca, Romania, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Statins, as inhibitors ... [Published NewsRX - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Yet More on Statins and the Recent Guidelines

Not to make this blog the “Statins Blog” or anything, but since I have been on a tear regarding the unfortunate ACC/AHA guidelines on cholesterol: http://brodyhooked.blogspot.com/2013/12/more-on-cholesterol-guidelines-cochrane.html --and since my ... [Published Hooked: Ethics, Medicine, and Pharma - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Statins, John Abramson, CTT
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Statins: Good for the brain as well as the heart?

A study in Taiwan has found a link between the regular use of statins and reduced risk of dementia.A large cohort of 34000 people aged 60+ in Taiwan was studied, around half of whom had been prescribed statins. They were followed over 10 years for the ... [Published Pharma Field - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Statins, fibrates, thiazolidinediones and resveratrol as adjunctive therapies in sepsis: could ...

Through their pleiotropic actions, statins, fibrates, thiazolidinediones and resveratrol can target multiple mechanisms involved in sepsis. Their actions on mitochondrial function are of interest in a pathological state where bioenergetic failure may ... [Published 7thSpace - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Sepsis, Resveratrol, Statins
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Cholesterol-Lowering Statins May Stop Prostate Cancer Spread Research Says

. Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may hinder prostate cancer's ability to spread to the bones by interfering with tumour cells squeezing into bones, research has shown. In laboratory ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 3 reports

Statins 'may curb prostate cancer'

Cholesterol -lowering statin drugs may curb the spread of prostate cancer by interfering with the ability of tumour cells to squeeze into bones, research has shown.Related Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare NewsOriginal Article: NEXT ARTICLE ... [Published BioPortfolio - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Are Statins Good for Your Love Life?

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Heart Disease Weekly -- Statins are associated with a significant improvement in erectile function, a fact researchers hope will encourage men who need statins to reduce their risk of heart attack to take them, ... [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

High Dose of Statins Could Control Multiple Sclerosis Progress, Researchers

Cholestrerol levels decreasing drugs generally known as Statins might but also accomplish people in an innovative level of published ms, in step with a brand new research. Researchers at the School London, UK (UCL) performed a medical test evidence of ... [Published Charles Ayoub - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Statins for love

Taking cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins may have an added benefit of improving erectile function, according to a study presented at the American College of Cardiology's Annual Scientific Session and published in The Journal of Sexual Medicin ... [Published The Week - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Statins associated with reduced dementia risk in Taiwan study

14/04/2014Researchers in Taiwan have reported findings from a study of more than 33,000 over 60s showing that statin use is associated with a lower risk of dementia. The findings are published in the International Journal of Cardiology.Statins are commonly ... [Published Alzheimers Research - Apr 14 2014]

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The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from Babes-Bolyai University, "Therefore, the present study aims to investigate the mechanisms of lipophilic statin-induced... We're a pay-per-view site for premium content. If you'd like to purchase this article, it's only $3."
"Although we cannot comment on the likelihood of approval based solely on specific indications or populations" two drugs recently were approved based on cholesterol-lowering for people with inherited conditions, she noted
"Understanding this process will provide vital clues as to how drugs like statins might benefit certain groups of prostate cancer patients who are more at risk of their cancer spreading.”"

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Could statins also protect against dementia? [Published Nursing Times - Apr 19 2014]
Statins May Be Effective for Secondary Progress... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Apr 19 2014]
Statins may help with dementia, Parkinson’s, ca... [Published AMERICAblog News - Apr 18 2014]
New Findings on Melanomas Described by Investig... [Published NewsRX - Apr 18 2014]
A Statin Is Found to Ameliorate Late-Stage Disa... [Published Neurology Today - Apr 18 2014]
Yet More on Statins and the Recent Guidelines [Published Hooked: Ethics, Medicine, and Pharma - Apr 17 2014]
Statins: Good for the brain as well as the heart? [Published Pharma Field - Apr 17 2014]
Statins, fibrates, thiazolidinediones and resve... [Published 7thSpace - Apr 17 2014]
Statins could protect against dementia [Published 6minutes.net.au - Apr 17 2014]
Cholesterol-Lowering Statins May Stop Prostate ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]
Studies find new drugs greatly lower cholesterol [Published Malta Independent Daily - Apr 16 2014]
Prostate Cancer Spread May Be Curbed By Cholest... [Published Huffington Post UK - Apr 16 2014]
Statins 'may curb prostate cancer' [Published BioPortfolio - Apr 16 2014]
Statins offer hope in prostate cancer fight: Ch... [Published Daily Express - Apr 16 2014]
Statins 'may curb prostate cancer' [Published Jersey Evening Post - Apr 16 2014]
Are Statins Good for Your Love Life? [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 15 2014]
New jobs show market’s insecurity: TUC [Published Oman Observer - Apr 15 2014]
Latest medical decision challenges [Published Examiner.com - Apr 15 2014]
High Dose of Statins Could Control Multiple Scl... [Published Charles Ayoub - Apr 15 2014]
Statins for love [Published The Week - Apr 14 2014]
Statins lift erectile function [Published Asiaone - Apr 14 2014]
Could statins also protect against dementia? [Published Northern Echo - Apr 14 2014]
Statins associated with reduced dementia risk i... [Published Alzheimers Research - Apr 14 2014]
Statins could cut dementia risk by 25 pc [Published NetIndia123.com - Apr 14 2014]
The Cost to Treat Cholesterol Plummets, But Wil... [Published Motley Fool - Apr 13 2014]
Statins and dementia risk [Published Saga - Apr 11 2014]
New Findings on Medical Science from University... [Published NewsRX - Apr 11 2014]
Should you be taking medicine for your choleste... [Published Cadillac News - Apr 11 2014]
Are statins good for your love life? [Published NewsRX - Apr 10 2014]
The Conversation UK: Britain's Efforts to Redu... [Published Huffington Post UK - Apr 10 2014]
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Statins may help with dementia, Parkinson’s, ca... [Published AMERICAblog News - Apr 18 2014]
Statin drugs are known to reduce levels of cholesterol. Their primary use is aimed at helping to prevent cardiovascular disease. But there is evidence that statins may be useful in a number of other disease states, from dementia, to Parkinson’s, to various ...
Yet More on Statins and the Recent Guidelines [Published Hooked: Ethics, Medicine, and Pharma - Apr 17 2014]
Not to make this blog the “Statins Blog” or anything, but since I have been on a tear regarding the unfortunate ACC/AHA guidelines on cholesterol: http://brodyhooked.blogspot.com/2013/12/more-on-cholesterol-guidelines-cochrane.html --and since my ...
Will We Ever Accept that Exercise is Often the ... [Published Mark's Daily Apple - Apr 03 2014]
For years, experts have known that in mild to moderate cases of depression exercise is as effective (or more effective) a treatment as prescription drugs. Yet, here we are in 2014, with still climbing obesity rates and higher than ever numbers of ...
Even with monkeys, research is hard [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Apr 02 2014]
The NYT has a nice article on the battle between two US labs trying to see if a calorie restricted diet will make monkeys live longer. They are finding different results, and it’s getting testy : Two rival research groups set out in 1987 to answer ...
Top stories in health and medicine, March 31, 2014 [Published KevinMD.com - Mar 31 2014]
From   MedPage Today : Statins Tied to Boost in Men’s Sexual Function . Statins appeared to improved erectile function to a clinically meaningful degree. Is ‘Spring Ahead’ a Heart Risk? In Michigan, the “spring forward” onto daylight saving time — ...
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