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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.
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

Partnership between medical specialties helps improve cardiovascular health

Partnership between medical specialties helps improve cardiovascular health

Alarming link between marijuana and increased heart risk

Alarming link between marijuana and increased heart risk

Doctors should warn cardiology patients about the risk of marijuana use, say researchers

Doctors should warn cardiology patients about the risk of marijuana use, say researchers

NHS partners with pharma giant to trial a twice-a-year jab to lower cholesterol levels

NHS partners with pharma giant to trial a twice-a-year jab to lower cholesterol levels

Efforts to prevent new HIV transmissions must also focus on people already living with HIV

Efforts to prevent new HIV transmissions must also focus on people already living with HIV

Researchers evaluate benefits of aspirin for heart attack, stroke prevention

Researchers evaluate benefits of aspirin for heart attack, stroke prevention

New analysis suggests link between cholesterol levels and long-term risk for cardiovascular disease

New analysis suggests link between cholesterol levels and long-term risk for cardiovascular disease

Early cholesterol checks could save your heart

Early cholesterol checks could save your heart

Time-restricted eating can help treat metabolic syndrome

Time-restricted eating can help treat metabolic syndrome

Only few nutritional supplements provide protection against cardiovascular disease

Only few nutritional supplements provide protection against cardiovascular disease

Statin use may reduce risk of developing lethal prostate cancer

Statin use may reduce risk of developing lethal prostate cancer