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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.
Treatment with atorvastatin cut incidence of stroke by almost a half

Treatment with atorvastatin cut incidence of stroke by almost a half

New advice to doctors on lowering diabetes-heart disease risks

New advice to doctors on lowering diabetes-heart disease risks

Statins should not be considered as a stand-alone wonder-drug in the fight against heart disease

Statins should not be considered as a stand-alone wonder-drug in the fight against heart disease

Cholesterol-lowering drugs could treat multiple sclerosis

Cholesterol-lowering drugs could treat multiple sclerosis

Heart drug simvastatin will be available without a prescription

Heart drug simvastatin will be available without a prescription

Zocor Heart Pro to be available over the counter

Zocor Heart Pro to be available over the counter

Measurable improvements in productivity throughout the NHS

Measurable improvements in productivity throughout the NHS

Study shows Chromium Picolinate and Biotin Combination significantly lowers coronary risk factors in people with Type 2 Diabetes

Study shows Chromium Picolinate and Biotin Combination significantly lowers coronary risk factors in people with Type 2 Diabetes

Cholesterol-lowering statin products may be the next class of drugs to go over the counter

Cholesterol-lowering statin products may be the next class of drugs to go over the counter

Test results from 1970s linked to rates of erectile problems 25 years later

Test results from 1970s linked to rates of erectile problems 25 years later

New ways to fight type 2 diabetes

New ways to fight type 2 diabetes

Citrus soda culprit in patient’s medical mystery

Citrus soda culprit in patient’s medical mystery

Liptor helps Alzheimer’s disease

Liptor helps Alzheimer’s disease

Research shows that intense high dose cholesterol lowering drugs result in a major reduction in deaths and severe heart attacks

Research shows that intense high dose cholesterol lowering drugs result in a major reduction in deaths and severe heart attacks

First Approval in Europe of Ezetimibe/Simvastatin for treatment of elevated cholesterol

First Approval in Europe of Ezetimibe/Simvastatin for treatment of elevated cholesterol

Largest marketing campaign for a single drug to date

Largest marketing campaign for a single drug to date

New Computer-Aided Approach Helps Doctors Tailor The Dosage of Abciximab

New Computer-Aided Approach Helps Doctors Tailor The Dosage of Abciximab