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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.
Most Americans forget heart health numbers, survey finds

Most Americans forget heart health numbers, survey finds

Circulatory cholesterol levels are inversely linked to mortality of patients with sepsis and critical illness

Circulatory cholesterol levels are inversely linked to mortality of patients with sepsis and critical illness

The effectiveness of statins in PCOS management

The effectiveness of statins in PCOS management

New statistical tool improves the ability to find genetic variants that cause disease

New statistical tool improves the ability to find genetic variants that cause disease

NHS health checks linked to reduced risk of heart, brain, kidney, and liver diseases

NHS health checks linked to reduced risk of heart, brain, kidney, and liver diseases

Clinical study suggests statins could be key in reducing dementia in individuals with heart failure

Clinical study suggests statins could be key in reducing dementia in individuals with heart failure

Combining ezetimibe and bempedoic acid effectively lowers cholesterol in statin-intolerant patients

Combining ezetimibe and bempedoic acid effectively lowers cholesterol in statin-intolerant patients

Use of blood fat-lowering statins linked to slower progression of Alzheimer's dementia

Use of blood fat-lowering statins linked to slower progression of Alzheimer's dementia

Study points to the possibility of using cholesterol-lowering drugs to treat aggressive colorectal tumors

Study points to the possibility of using cholesterol-lowering drugs to treat aggressive colorectal tumors

Global study emphasizes early detection of familial hypercholesterolaemia in youth

Global study emphasizes early detection of familial hypercholesterolaemia in youth

Targeting cholesterol metabolism for the treatment of serrated colorectal neoplasms

Targeting cholesterol metabolism for the treatment of serrated colorectal neoplasms

Statins may reduce breast cancer mortality rates

Statins may reduce breast cancer mortality rates

Automated referrals to pharmacy services dramatically increase appropriate statin prescription rates

Automated referrals to pharmacy services dramatically increase appropriate statin prescription rates

Recaticimab injection every 1-3 months may safely lower bad cholesterol

Recaticimab injection every 1-3 months may safely lower bad cholesterol

Study suggests concomitant antidepressant and statin use could prevent treatment discontinuation

Study suggests concomitant antidepressant and statin use could prevent treatment discontinuation

Scientists unravel the mystery of how cells keep glutathione levels in check

Scientists unravel the mystery of how cells keep glutathione levels in check

Contrary evidence: Mediterranean diet may not influence cholesterol levels, study suggests

Contrary evidence: Mediterranean diet may not influence cholesterol levels, study suggests

Study compares two widely used statins for treating patients with coronary artery disease

Study compares two widely used statins for treating patients with coronary artery disease

Are all fats equal in heart disease risk? New veteran study suggests not

Are all fats equal in heart disease risk? New veteran study suggests not

Americans will spend a larger share of their lifetime taking prescription drugs, research finds

Americans will spend a larger share of their lifetime taking prescription drugs, research finds