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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.
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

Intensive interventions in type 2 diabetes reduce risk of cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy

Intensive interventions in type 2 diabetes reduce risk of cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy

Researchers identify new biomarkers associated with incident heart failure

Researchers identify new biomarkers associated with incident heart failure

Study provides reassurance that patients and providers can use pharmacogenetic testing

Study provides reassurance that patients and providers can use pharmacogenetic testing

Mayo Clinic study identifies trends in statin use across the U.S.

Mayo Clinic study identifies trends in statin use across the U.S.

New drug reduces LDL cholesterol in patients with severe hypercholesterolemia

New drug reduces LDL cholesterol in patients with severe hypercholesterolemia

People taking placebo pills and statins experienced similar side effects, shows study

People taking placebo pills and statins experienced similar side effects, shows study

Research reveals uncertainty in how to care for patients with certain type of heart attack

Research reveals uncertainty in how to care for patients with certain type of heart attack

Study shows statins can have adverse effects on certain organs

Study shows statins can have adverse effects on certain organs

Statins may lower cancer risk through a pathway unrelated to cholesterol

Statins may lower cancer risk through a pathway unrelated to cholesterol

Research shows 10 or more medications are prescribed to older heart failure patients

Research shows 10 or more medications are prescribed to older heart failure patients

Using GWAS and trans-ancestry comparison to accurately predict risk for coronary artery disease

Using GWAS and trans-ancestry comparison to accurately predict risk for coronary artery disease

Genetic risk scoring of lipoprotein(a) can predict risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

Genetic risk scoring of lipoprotein(a) can predict risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

Multi-ancestry comparison can accurately predict risk factors for coronary artery disease

Multi-ancestry comparison can accurately predict risk factors for coronary artery disease

Sebum changes in COVID-19 patients, for future testing and prognosis

Sebum changes in COVID-19 patients, for future testing and prognosis

Combined use of three drugs linked with lower lung cancer incidence and mortality

Combined use of three drugs linked with lower lung cancer incidence and mortality

Biologic therapy for psoriasis could lead to significant reduction in heart disease

Biologic therapy for psoriasis could lead to significant reduction in heart disease