Statins

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First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Statins confirmed to be effective against dwarfism in iPS experiments

Jiji Press KYOTO (Jiji Press) — Statins are effective against some types of dwarfism, or skeletal dysplasias, according to a research team that conducted experiments using human induced pluripotent stem cells.Statins are a class of cholesterol-lowering ... [Published The Japan News - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Statins May Reduce Risk of Nerve Damage, Other Diabetes Complications

New research from Denmark has raised the possibility that taking the cholesterol-lowering medicines known as statins may reduce the risk of microvascular diabetes complications, or those involving the small blood vessels. Approximately 36 million Americans ... [Published Diabetes Self-Management - 21 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Drugs: Effective for the Few, Prescribed to the Many

Credit: Photograph by Adam LeveyMost of us trust, or at any rate hope, that the benefits of a drug our doctor prescribes will outweigh the side effects. Why else would we take it? We would probably be shocked to learn that most drugs don't do anything ... [Published Mens Journal - 22 hours ago]
Entities: Drugs, Heart Attack, Statins
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Niacin With Statins? No Dice.

Bret Stetka, MD, Wilbert Aronow, MDDisclosures September 19, 2014Hello. I'm Bret Stetka, Editorial Director at Medscape. Welcome to the F1000 Practice-Changing Minute , where we report commentaries from the Faculty of 1000 on highly rated studies that ... [Published Theheart.org - Sep 19 2014]
Entities: Niacin, Statins, Serum
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Statins Stimulate Bone Growth?

WIKIMEDIA, GEORGE SHUKLINStatins may aid in bone growth in people with dwarfism caused by mutations in the gene FGFR3, according to a study published today (September 17) in Nature. Researchers identified the cholesterol-lowering drug’s growth-stimulating ... [Published The Scientist - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Japan Scientists Combine Statins, iPS Cells For Bone Disease

Article # 28140918005Posted: Sep. 18, 2014 6:30 AM GMTExecutive SummaryJapan researchers suggest combining anti-cholesterol statin drugs with a stem cell treatment could aid patients with skeletal dysplasia, a genetic bone disease. ... [Published Health News Daily - Sep 18 2014]
Entities: Statins, Japan, dysplasia
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 4 reports

What's more effective: Generic or brand-name statins?

09/17/14, World Pharma Newsbody: Statins are the most frequently prescribed drugs in the United States and are effective in reducing cardiovascular events. Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), Harvard Medical School and CVS Health investigated ... [Published AAPS Pharmceutica - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Statins may protect against common microvascular complications of diabetes

Pic: ElMiguelacho/GettyThe development of common diabetes complications that can lead to blindness and amputations could be reduced by taking statins, indicates new research published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology .It is well established that ... [Published Irish Medical Times - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Statins and Cholesterol

Statins, also known as HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, are effective cholesterol-lowering medications and increase clearance of low-density lipoprotein (LDL). Statin use decreases the risk of heart attack, stroke, and other arterial diseases that are related ... [Published eMedicine Health - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 6 reports

CER With Statins Recognizes Improved Adherence with Generic Products

A study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine , the result of a collaboration between CVS Caremark and scientists at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Harvard Medical School, compared patient adherence to brand name versus generic statins. ... [Published American Journal of Managed Care - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 5 reports

Comparative Effectiveness of Generic and Brand-Name Statins on Patient Outcomes

Compared with patients who initiated a brand-name statin, those who initiated a generic statin during the study had lower copayments for their prescriptions; took more of the drugs; and had fewer occurrences of death from any cause, hospitalization for ... [Published Annals of Internal Medicine - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 4 reports

Older Patients More Likely to Fill Prescriptions for Generic Statins: Study

MONDAY, Sept. 15, 2014 -- Patients prescribed cholesterol-lowering drugs are more likely to fill their prescriptions and gain health benefits if the medications are cheaper generic brands, new research suggests.At issue are the cholesterol-lowering.. ... [Published Drugs.com - Sep 16 2014]

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Statins confirmed to be effective against dwarf... [Published The Japan News - 5 hours ago]
Statins could treat forms of dwarfism [Published Digital Journal - 7 hours ago]
Statins May Reduce Risk of Nerve Damage, Other ... [Published Diabetes Self-Management - 21 hours ago]
Drugs: Effective for the Few, Prescribed to the... [Published Mens Journal - 22 hours ago]
Research Roundup: Home Health Nurses' Workloads... [Published Kaiser Health News - Sep 19 2014]
Statins lower risk of diabetic complications [Published Pharmacy Magazine - Sep 19 2014]
Niacin With Statins? No Dice. [Published Theheart.org - Sep 19 2014]
Mild high blood pressure: are we treating too m... [Published Conversation AU - Sep 18 2014]
New iPS research uses cholesterol drugs to trea... [Published MAINICHI Daily News - Sep 18 2014]
Japan Scientists Combine Statins, iPS Cells For... [Published Health News Daily - Sep 18 2014]
Out-of-Plan Medication in Medicare Part D [Published American Journal of Managed Care - Sep 18 2014]
Cadila Healthcare : Patent Issued for Method fo... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 18 2014]
What's more effective: Generic or brand-name st... [Published AAPS Pharmceutica - Sep 17 2014]
Statins Stimulate Bone Growth? [Published The Scientist - Sep 17 2014]
Statins may protect against common microvascula... [Published Irish Medical Times - Sep 17 2014]
Findings from National Cheng Kung University Br... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 17 2014]
Generic Statins are More Effective than Brand-N... [Published Boston Magazine - Sep 17 2014]
Generic vs. Brand-name Drugs: MedlinePlus Healt... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 17 2014]
Generic vs. Brand-name Drugs [Published MedlinePlus Health News - Sep 17 2014]
Chelation therapy up for debate [Published Australian Doctor - Sep 17 2014]
Inflammation in Heart Failure [Published Research and Markets - Sep 17 2014]
CER With Statins Recognizes Improved Adherence ... [Published American Journal of Managed Care - Sep 16 2014]
Statins and Cholesterol [Published eMedicine Health - Sep 16 2014]
Comparative Effectiveness of Generic and Brand-... [Published Annals of Internal Medicine - Sep 16 2014]
Generic Statins: Effectiveness, Affordability, ... [Published Annals of Internal Medicine - Sep 16 2014]
Comparative Effectiveness of Generic and Brand-... [Published Annals of Internal Medicine - Sep 16 2014]
Older Patients More Likely to Fill Prescription... [Published Drugs.com - Sep 16 2014]
Patients on generic statins have better outcome... [Published Medical News Today - Sep 15 2014]
Older Patients More Likely to Fill Prescription... [Published WebMD Health - Sep 15 2014]
Patients Taking Generic Statins More Likely To ... [Published Medical Daily - Sep 15 2014]
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Generic vs. Brand-name Drugs [Published MedlinePlus Health News - Sep 17 2014]
Source: HealthDay - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Medicare , Seniors' Health , Statins ...
Older Patients More Likely to Fill Prescription... [Published WebMD Health - Sep 15 2014]
Higher use of cheaper types of cholesterol-lowering drugs led to a lower risk of heart problems ...
CVS Health Research Institute Study is First to... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Sep 15 2014]
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by researchers at CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and Brigham and Women's Hospital published today in the Annals of Internal Medicine, is the first to investigate whether starting on a generic versus ...
Generic Statins Boost Patient Adherence, Outcomes [Published MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for ph ... - Sep 15 2014]
(MedPage Today) -- Going off-brand for statin medication modestly improved adherence and cardiovascular outcomes, an observational study showed. ...
Older Patients More Likely to Fill Prescription... [Published MedlinePlus Health News - Sep 15 2014]
Higher use of cheaper types of cholesterol-lowering drugs led to a lower risk of heart problems Source: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Medicare , Seniors' Health , Statins ...
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