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Study predicts that different statins exhibit divergent effects on host response to SARS-CoV-2 infection

Study predicts that different statins exhibit divergent effects on host response to SARS-CoV-2 infection

New smartphone app can calculate users’ genetic risk for coronary artery disease

New smartphone app can calculate users’ genetic risk for coronary artery disease

Screening FDA-approved compounds shown to possess antiviral or antimicrobial activity for SARS-CoV-2 inhibition

Screening FDA-approved compounds shown to possess antiviral or antimicrobial activity for SARS-CoV-2 inhibition

Commonly prescribed medications can make the flu virus more or less active

Commonly prescribed medications can make the flu virus more or less active

Commonly prescribed cholesterol-lowering drugs could be effective in treating ulcerative colitis

Commonly prescribed cholesterol-lowering drugs could be effective in treating ulcerative colitis

Study finds a significant link between statins and survival rates of triple-negative breast cancer patients

Study finds a significant link between statins and survival rates of triple-negative breast cancer patients

Study: Benefit-to-harm balance of statins for primary prevention of heart disease is favorable

Study: Benefit-to-harm balance of statins for primary prevention of heart disease is favorable

Statins improve 28-day mortality in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Statins improve 28-day mortality in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Scientists develop a simple method to make drug precursor

Scientists develop a simple method to make drug precursor

New combination treatment approach improves overall survival in mice with glioblastoma

New combination treatment approach improves overall survival in mice with glioblastoma

Study provides reassurance that patients and providers can use pharmacogenetic testing

Study provides reassurance that patients and providers can use pharmacogenetic testing

Selective statins may reduce SARS-CoV-2 cell entry and inhibit infection

Selective statins may reduce SARS-CoV-2 cell entry and inhibit infection

Statin therapy linked to lower death rate in hospitalized patients with COVID-19

Statin therapy linked to lower death rate in hospitalized patients with COVID-19

100th COVID-19 patient discharged from St. Luke’s Anderson Campus

100th COVID-19 patient discharged from St. Luke’s Anderson Campus

Statin use alone or with metformin may increase survival in high-risk prostate cancer patients

Statin use alone or with metformin may increase survival in high-risk prostate cancer patients

NIA-funded study to examine overall benefits and risks of statins in older adults

NIA-funded study to examine overall benefits and risks of statins in older adults

Potency and dosage of statins linked to diagnosis of osteoporosis

Potency and dosage of statins linked to diagnosis of osteoporosis

Higher dosage of statins can increase risk of osteoporosis, shows study

Higher dosage of statins can increase risk of osteoporosis, shows study

Rheumatoid arthritis patients likely to experience cardiovascular benefits from statins

Rheumatoid arthritis patients likely to experience cardiovascular benefits from statins

Cholesterol lowering drug can also help treat cancer-associated cachexia

Cholesterol lowering drug can also help treat cancer-associated cachexia