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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.
Hydrophobic statins not associated with increased breast cancer risk

Hydrophobic statins not associated with increased breast cancer risk

Cigarette smoking and high cholesterol predict different forms of peripheral artery disease

Cigarette smoking and high cholesterol predict different forms of peripheral artery disease

How low should our cholesterol be and just how safe are statins?

How low should our cholesterol be and just how safe are statins?

Blood pressure drugs associated with reduced risk of cancers

Blood pressure drugs associated with reduced risk of cancers

Nutritional supplement policosanol does not lower cholesterol levels

Nutritional supplement policosanol does not lower cholesterol levels

No link found between statins and breast cancer

No link found between statins and breast cancer

Healthy habits and appropriate treatments help prevent stroke

Healthy habits and appropriate treatments help prevent stroke

Statins may improve circulation in the eye

Statins may improve circulation in the eye

Endocannabinoid system shows promise in combating obesity

Endocannabinoid system shows promise in combating obesity

Study looks at the cellular basis for immune activation in fatigued breast cancer survivors

Study looks at the cellular basis for immune activation in fatigued breast cancer survivors

The 30-year natural history of type 1 diabetes complications

The 30-year natural history of type 1 diabetes complications

Hypnotherapy relieves chest pain not linked to heart disease

Hypnotherapy relieves chest pain not linked to heart disease

Direct link between high cholesterol levels and prostate cancer

Direct link between high cholesterol levels and prostate cancer

Research provides clues to obesity's cause

Research provides clues to obesity's cause

Prostate cancer risk linked to high cholesterol

Prostate cancer risk linked to high cholesterol

Statins may be able to play a role in preventing or slowing heart valve disease

Statins may be able to play a role in preventing or slowing heart valve disease

Leptin may lead to new approaches for curbing appetite

Leptin may lead to new approaches for curbing appetite

Guidelines for medication withdrawal

Guidelines for medication withdrawal

Enzymes that harm brain immediately after stroke may be beneficial days later

Enzymes that harm brain immediately after stroke may be beneficial days later

Cholesterol: the public policy implications of not doing enough

Cholesterol: the public policy implications of not doing enough