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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 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

Longitudinal study finds no cognitive decline or memory loss related to statin use

Longitudinal study finds no cognitive decline or memory loss related to statin use

Treatment gaps exist for patients with peripheral arterial disease, 15-year study finds

Treatment gaps exist for patients with peripheral arterial disease, 15-year study finds

Nutraceuticals could help prevent diabetes

Nutraceuticals could help prevent diabetes

Experimental drug found to be effective at reducing bad cholesterol

Experimental drug found to be effective at reducing bad cholesterol

Study examines how drug promotion rules influence physician prescribing practices

Study examines how drug promotion rules influence physician prescribing practices

Simple 'nudges' help improve heart patients' adherence to statins

Simple 'nudges' help improve heart patients' adherence to statins

Cleveland Clinic announces Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2020

Cleveland Clinic announces Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2020

NIA-funded study to examine overall benefits and risks of statins in older adults

NIA-funded study to examine overall benefits and risks of statins in older adults