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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.
Atorvastatin could prove an effective therapy for multiple sclerosis

Atorvastatin could prove an effective therapy for multiple sclerosis

Intensive statin therapy shows promise for inducing regression of coronary atherosclerosis

Intensive statin therapy shows promise for inducing regression of coronary atherosclerosis

Statin drug reverses heart disease

Statin drug reverses heart disease

Intensive cholesterol lowering with a statins can partially reverse the buildup of plaque in the coronary arteries

Intensive cholesterol lowering with a statins can partially reverse the buildup of plaque in the coronary arteries

Pills containing plant sterols lower LDL cholesterol

Pills containing plant sterols lower LDL cholesterol

Aspirin is beneficial in a wide range of men for protection against heart disease

Aspirin is beneficial in a wide range of men for protection against heart disease

Soy protein, almonds, plant sterol enriched margarines, oats and barley among most effective cholesterol-lowering foods

Soy protein, almonds, plant sterol enriched margarines, oats and barley among most effective cholesterol-lowering foods

Statin drugs may improve the endothelial dysfunction

Statin drugs may improve the endothelial dysfunction

Statins lessen heart attack risk

Statins lessen heart attack risk

Statins and beta blockers may reduce heart attack risk

Statins and beta blockers may reduce heart attack risk

Grapefruits help reduce cholesterol

Grapefruits help reduce cholesterol

Grapefruit reduces risk from heart disease

Grapefruit reduces risk from heart disease

Almost half of heart attacks are not recognised

Almost half of heart attacks are not recognised

Statins show beneficial effect on rheumatoid arthritis

Statins show beneficial effect on rheumatoid arthritis

38 million Americans with health conditions that put them at increased risk for cardiovascular disease

38 million Americans with health conditions that put them at increased risk for cardiovascular disease

Another use for statins - treating rheumatoid arthritis

Another use for statins - treating rheumatoid arthritis

Statins cut the risk of serious infection

Statins cut the risk of serious infection

Statins account for 81% of first-line therapies for dyslipidemia treatment

Statins account for 81% of first-line therapies for dyslipidemia treatment

Statins not associated with reduced colorectal cancer risk

Statins not associated with reduced colorectal cancer risk

Statins do not appear to reduce the incidence of cancer

Statins do not appear to reduce the incidence of cancer