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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.
Are higher doses and higher costs for cholesterol drugs worth the extra money?

Are higher doses and higher costs for cholesterol drugs worth the extra money?

Schering-Plough announces ZETIA spproved in Japan

Schering-Plough announces ZETIA spproved in Japan

Flu can actually trigger heart attacks

Flu can actually trigger heart attacks

Lupin Pharmaceuticals receives FDA approval for Suprax

Lupin Pharmaceuticals receives FDA approval for Suprax

Statins lower risk of sepsis in patients on kidney dialysis

Statins lower risk of sepsis in patients on kidney dialysis

Trial of percutaneous coronary intervention added to optimal medical therapy in patients with stable coronary heart disease

Trial of percutaneous coronary intervention added to optimal medical therapy in patients with stable coronary heart disease

Effect of Torcetrapib on the progression of coronary atherosclerosis

Effect of Torcetrapib on the progression of coronary atherosclerosis

Addition of torcetrapib to statin therapy has no benefit for atherosclerosis progression

Addition of torcetrapib to statin therapy has no benefit for atherosclerosis progression

New discoveries offer promise for cholesterol drugs

New discoveries offer promise for cholesterol drugs

Novel anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory agent reduces coronary events

Novel anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory agent reduces coronary events

Atorvastatin shows potential as a new treatment for spinal cord injuries

Atorvastatin shows potential as a new treatment for spinal cord injuries

Study compares Lipitor with Simvastatin

Study compares Lipitor with Simvastatin

Garlic - a tasty addition to food but useless for lowering cholesterol

Garlic - a tasty addition to food but useless for lowering cholesterol

PPD licenses dyslipidemia statin from Ranbaxy

PPD licenses dyslipidemia statin from Ranbaxy

NHS in Britain discriminates against the elderly

NHS in Britain discriminates against the elderly

New assessment tool gives more accurate prediction of which women are at risk of heart disease

New assessment tool gives more accurate prediction of which women are at risk of heart disease

Statins show extra benefit in raising "good" HDL cholesterol levels

Statins show extra benefit in raising "good" HDL cholesterol levels

Statins slow the progression of aortic valve stenosis

Statins slow the progression of aortic valve stenosis

Virtual human metabolic network for medical science

Virtual human metabolic network for medical science

Men with short telomeres may have a greater risk for heart disease

Men with short telomeres may have a greater risk for heart disease