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Statins are drugs used to lower cholesterol. Your body needs some cholesterol to work properly. But if you have too much in your blood, it can stick to the walls of your arteries, narrowing or even blocking them.
Researchers identify immune protein linked to rare neurodegenerative disease

Researchers identify immune protein linked to rare neurodegenerative disease

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

Statin use among heart failure patients can reduce cancer risk

Statin use among heart failure patients can reduce cancer risk

Statins associated with reduced COVID-19 mortality and decreased need for ventilator support

Statins associated with reduced COVID-19 mortality and decreased need for ventilator support

Researchers aim to better understand clinical features associated with COVID-19 mortality

Researchers aim to better understand clinical features associated with COVID-19 mortality

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

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

The hype has faded, but don’t count out convalescent plasma in Covid battle

The hype has faded, but don’t count out convalescent plasma in Covid battle

Triglyceride-lowering medication may lower stroke risk in people with heart disease

Triglyceride-lowering medication may lower stroke risk in people with heart disease

Study finds high rate of cardiovascular risk factors among U.S. Hispanic/Latino population

Study finds high rate of cardiovascular risk factors among U.S. Hispanic/Latino population

Study: Inaccurate information is a barrier to good health care, education

Study: Inaccurate information is a barrier to good health care, education

Statin use associated with reduction in mortality of patients with severe COVID-19

Statin use associated with reduction in mortality of patients with severe COVID-19

Study examines postoperative outcomes of coronary revascularization in people with and without Alzheimer’s

Study examines postoperative outcomes of coronary revascularization in people with and without Alzheimer’s

Study: Alzheimer's patients have worse outcomes after elective revascularization procedure

Study: Alzheimer's patients have worse outcomes after elective revascularization procedure

Statins shown to reduce COVID-19 severity and lower mortality

Statins shown to reduce COVID-19 severity and lower mortality

New combination treatment approach improves overall survival in mice with glioblastoma

New combination treatment approach improves overall survival in mice with glioblastoma

Novel deep learning system can predict cardiovascular risk from CT scans

Novel deep learning system can predict cardiovascular risk from CT scans

Blood group associated with cardiovascular events in COVID-19 patients

Blood group associated with cardiovascular events in COVID-19 patients

Mediterranean diet has the potential to effect progression of prostate cancer

Mediterranean diet has the potential to effect progression of prostate cancer

Cholesterol-lowering drugs may protect women's hearts from damage caused during chemotherapy

Cholesterol-lowering drugs may protect women's hearts from damage caused during chemotherapy

Statins may protect the heart from damaging side-effects of early breast cancer treatment

Statins may protect the heart from damaging side-effects of early breast cancer treatment