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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.
HDL cholesterol helps prevent blocked arteries and heart attack

HDL cholesterol helps prevent blocked arteries and heart attack

Human fat cells produce a protein that is linked to both inflammation and an increased risk of heart disease and stroke

Human fat cells produce a protein that is linked to both inflammation and an increased risk of heart disease and stroke

Sports and exercise - in addition to preventing obesity and diabetes - directly improve vascular function and reduce atherosclerosis

Sports and exercise - in addition to preventing obesity and diabetes - directly improve vascular function and reduce atherosclerosis

Nurse-led multidisciplinary programme can help coronary patients and their families to reduce their risk of major cardiovascular disease

Nurse-led multidisciplinary programme can help coronary patients and their families to reduce their risk of major cardiovascular disease

New blood pressure-lowering drugs reduce stroke risk by 50%

New blood pressure-lowering drugs reduce stroke risk by 50%

Statins reduce heart attack deaths by 50%

Statins reduce heart attack deaths by 50%

Early statin therapy may be essential for reducing mortality and other complications in heart attack victims

Early statin therapy may be essential for reducing mortality and other complications in heart attack victims

FDA Approves Aceon to reduce risk of cardiovascular mortality in patients with stable coronary artery disease

FDA Approves Aceon to reduce risk of cardiovascular mortality in patients with stable coronary artery disease

Latest findings on aspirin resistance

Latest findings on aspirin resistance

Eplerenone shows benefit for patients with damaged hearts

Eplerenone shows benefit for patients with damaged hearts

Pneumonia - another use for statins

Pneumonia - another use for statins

Statins not effective in reducing dementia risk

Statins not effective in reducing dementia risk

Statins not associated with a reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia

Statins not associated with a reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia

Genes decide the shape you're in!

Genes decide the shape you're in!

Greater use of evidence-based medicine needed in US outpatient care

Greater use of evidence-based medicine needed in US outpatient care

Scientists have discovered how C-reactive protein is able to access endothelial cells

Scientists have discovered how C-reactive protein is able to access endothelial cells

First blood test to help predict a patient's risk for ischemic stroke

First blood test to help predict a patient's risk for ischemic stroke

Novel targets found for the development of drugs to complement, or replace, statins

Novel targets found for the development of drugs to complement, or replace, statins

Diabetes knowledge has little effect on improving outcomes

Diabetes knowledge has little effect on improving outcomes

Ageing and Health publication by the Medical Research Council highlights groundbreaking work on the ageing process

Ageing and Health publication by the Medical Research Council highlights groundbreaking work on the ageing process

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