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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.
Study examines statin use among nursing home residents nearing the end of life

Study examines statin use among nursing home residents nearing the end of life

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

New nanoparticle drug combination can help treat atherosclerosis

New nanoparticle drug combination can help treat atherosclerosis

Common cholesterol-lowering drug linked to improvement in gut microbiota

Common cholesterol-lowering drug linked to improvement in gut microbiota

New Canadian study investigates how cancer adapts its metabolism to overcome therapies

New Canadian study investigates how cancer adapts its metabolism to overcome therapies

Early diagnosis of pulmonary embolism could enhance treatment in COVID-19 patients

Early diagnosis of pulmonary embolism could enhance treatment in COVID-19 patients

Polygenic risk scores may improve clinical assessment of patients with elevated heart attack risk

Polygenic risk scores may improve clinical assessment of patients with elevated heart attack risk

Cholesterol lowering drugs can improve composition of gut bacteria in obese individuals

Cholesterol lowering drugs can improve composition of gut bacteria in obese individuals

AHA calls for specialized care for pregnant women with cardiovascular conditions

AHA calls for specialized care for pregnant women with cardiovascular conditions

Evinacumab drug reduces cholesterol levels in patients with rare cholesterol disorder

Evinacumab drug reduces cholesterol levels in patients with rare cholesterol disorder

Higher serum EPA levels from prescription fish oil associated with lower cardiovascular events

Higher serum EPA levels from prescription fish oil associated with lower cardiovascular events

Highly purified fish oil therapy could prevent thousands of cardiovascular events

Highly purified fish oil therapy could prevent thousands of cardiovascular events

Statins may protect against heart damage caused by breast cancer therapies

Statins may protect against heart damage caused by breast cancer therapies

Researchers uncover clues to how statins kill cancer cells

Researchers uncover clues to how statins kill cancer cells

Researchers visualize first structure of key enzyme that helps make triglycerides

Researchers visualize first structure of key enzyme that helps make triglycerides

Hospital admission, neurological consultation linked to better care quality for people with mini-stroke

Hospital admission, neurological consultation linked to better care quality for people with mini-stroke

Statins could reduce ovarian cancer risk, study suggests

Statins could reduce ovarian cancer risk, study suggests

Study highlights trends in hospitalization, outcomes among veterans with critical limb ischemia

Study highlights trends in hospitalization, outcomes among veterans with critical limb ischemia

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

Researchers identify new protein that shows promise for treating atherosclerosis

Researchers identify new protein that shows promise for treating atherosclerosis