How to reduce cholesterol: Key foods to lower cholesterol - and what to eat more of
HIGH CHOLESTEROL can cause serious health problems, but some simple changes to your diet can lower your cholesterol - here's the key foods to avoid and the ones you should eat more of. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Simple snack to reduce cancer and heart attack risk boosting lifespans
HOW TO live longer is the age-old question with some interesting and downright bizarre theories. A simple snack item has been shown to have impressive health benefits including reducing cancer and heart attack risk, lowering cholesterol and helping you to lose weight. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins side effects: Cholesterol-lowering drug causes these two gastrointestinal symptoms
STATINS can affect a number of different body parts, including the gastrointestinal system, which can lead to two embarrassing symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statin Use Improves Survival in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
TUESDAY, Aug. 3, 2021 -- For women with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), statin use after diagnosis is associated with improved survival, according to a study published online Aug. 3 in Cancer. Malgorzata K. Nowakowska, from the Baylor College... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Statins may protect people with high blood pressure from dying from COVID-19 - new study
STATINS are taken by millions of people in the UK to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease by lowering cholesterol and controlling blood pressure. Researchers have found that individuals with heart disease or high blood pressure may be less likely to die from COVID-19 if they take statins to treat the aforementioned conditions. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to lower your cholesterol levels - 7 tips to reduce your cholesterol level
CHOLESTEROL is both good and bad, but too much of the bad type can become a silent danger putting people at risk of heart attack and stroke. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol symptoms: Three sensations in your feet that can signal high levels
HIGH cholesterol is a step towards developing serious cardiovascular problems so it is vital to keep it in check. Although the condition is typically symptomless, a bump on the feet marked by specific sensations can signal high levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating too many eggs can still be risky, but most people don’t have to give them up entirely, experts say
Nutritionists have shifted their focus on dealing more with low-density lipoprotein, or “bad” cholesterol. You still need to be cautious with eggs, which have dietary cholesterol. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - July 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Marlene Cimons Source Type: news

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Could statins help beat long-Covid? It's just one of many treatments being tested
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Researchers at Cambridge University are looking at whether giving statins or a blood-thinning drug to patients when discharged from hospital helps long-term outcomes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins: Discontinuing statins can present a serious health risk - study issues warning
THE BENEFITS of taking statins are well documented but what happens after people stop taking their statins is less well understood. A study published in the European Heart Journal, found discontinuing statins hiked the risk of a serious cardiovascular event. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Does a Statin Actually Do?
Title: What Does a Statin Actually Do?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/29/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/29/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cholesterol General)
Source: MedicineNet Cholesterol General - July 29, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Kaiser sues big drugmakers around delayed generics for blockbuster cholesterol drugs
The suit centers on Merck's drugs Zetia and Vytorin. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Kaiser sues big drugmakers around delayed generics for blockbuster cholesterol drugs
The suit centers on Merck's drugs Zetia and Vytorin. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

High cholesterol symptoms: The subtle 'ocular sign' in your eye indicating high levels
HIGH cholesterol is a prerequisite for a heart attack or stroke, as the fatty material clogs the blood vessels - the supply network for oxygenated blood. What's an easy way to tell if you you're at risk? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do Statins Increase or Decrease the Risk for Dementia? Do Statins Increase or Decrease the Risk for Dementia?
Many people claim that statins cause brain fog and dementia. Proving that with data is harder to do.Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Blog Source Type: news

Statins side effects: Two fruits that can be a ‘dangerous mix’ if you’re taking statins
THE BENEFITS of taking statins overwhelmingly outweigh the risks posed by potential side effects, research suggests. Yet, the cholesterol-lowering drugs can interact with certain foods, making side effects more likely. According to the American Heart Association , two fruits can be a "dangerous mix" if you're taking statins. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol symptoms: The major warning sign ‘around your eyes’ - doctor's advice
CHOLESTEROL is a fatty substance that can clog up your arteries if you have too much of it circulating in your body. Although the condition is typically characterised by an absence of symptoms, a warning sign can show up "around your eyes", according to a consultant cardiologist. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: The simple cooking mistake that could be causing your levels to rise
HIGH cholesterol can be altered by choosing to follow a diet rich in unsaturated fats, fruits and vegetables. Choosing to cook your own meals is another way to keep levels healthy particularly if you avoid a certain mistake. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins Again Linked to Lower COVID-19 Mortality Statins Again Linked to Lower COVID-19 Mortality
Although it's observational,"I would say this is the most reliable study on statins in COVID-19 to date, with the results adjusted for many confounders, including socioeconomic factors...."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: Back pain or pain in the left side of chest could indicate high levels
HIGH cholesterol can be a precursor for a person having a heart attack hence the importance of spotting the early warning signs. Pain in either of these body regions could be an indicator not to ignore. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jul 23 2021 This Week in Cardiology Jul 23 2021 This Week in Cardiology
COVID-19 messaging, coffee, CTA and statins, and Watchman problems are the topics discussed by John Mandrola, MD, in this week ’s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Statins side effects: Xerostomia is a lesser-known symptom found in the mouth – what is it
STATINS side effects can include a multitude of unusual ailments. The mouth can often be affected with a variety of different symptoms including xerostomia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Level of Cholesterol Is Too Low?
Title: What Level of Cholesterol Is Too Low?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/23/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cholesterol General)
Source: MedicineNet Cholesterol General - July 23, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

What Is the Best Diet for High Cholesterol?
Title: What Is the Best Diet for High Cholesterol?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 7/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/22/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cholesterol General)
Source: MedicineNet Cholesterol General - July 22, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

What Are Good and Bad Fats?
Title: What Are Good and Bad Fats?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 7/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/22/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cholesterol General)
Source: MedicineNet Cholesterol General - July 22, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Characterized drugs show unexpected effects
(Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology) Every drug starts with the search for an active substance targeting disease-related key players. However, there is no perfect drug that affects the one target: no effect without side effects. A group led by Prof. Herbert Waldmann and Dr. Slava Ziegler at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology in Dortmund has now identified an unexpected effect for a group of characterized active substances: they all modulate cholesterol metabolism, a home-made problem, as it seems. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

'Good cholesterol' may protect liver
(Washington University School of Medicine) The body's so-called good cholesterol may be even better than we realize. New research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that one type of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) has a previously unknown role in protecting the liver from injury. This HDL protects the liver by blocking inflammatory signals produced by common gut bacteria. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Prior Statin Use Linked to Reduced Risk for Death in COVID-19
WEDNESDAY, July 21, 2021 -- For patients hospitalized with COVID-19, prior use of statins, with or without antihypertensives, is associated with a reduced risk for death, according to a study published online July 15 in PLOS ONE. Lori B. Daniels,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Analysis Supports CAC for Personalizing Statin Use Analysis Supports CAC for Personalizing Statin Use
In patients with intermediate risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease along with risk-enhancing factors, coronary artery calcium scoring may help calculate their need for statin therapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Statins May Help Protect Against Severe COVID-19
A new study finds that for people with a history of high blood pressure or heart disease, cholesterol-lowering statins help lower risk of dying from COVID-19. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study Supports Chemopreventive Effect of Statins on Liver Cancer in NASH Cirrhosis Study Supports Chemopreventive Effect of Statins on Liver Cancer in NASH Cirrhosis
New research provides supporting evidence for chemopreventive effects of statins on hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis cirrhosis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - July 20, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Apple cider vinegar warning: Five most common side effects of ACV you shouldn't ignore
APPLE cider vinegar is a popular health hack that's been claimed to boost weight loss diet plans, lower your risk of diabetes, and even protect against high cholesterol. But if you decide to add apple cider vinegar to your routine, you should watch out for these five common side effects. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA to Revise Statin Pregnancy Contraindication FDA to Revise Statin Pregnancy Contraindication
The changes emphasize that'statins are safe to prescribe in patients who can become pregnant'and reassure women that harm is unlikely from unintended statin exposure in early pregnancy.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 20, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: What are the best ways to reduce deadly cholesterol levels?
HIGH CHOLESTEROL affects many Brits, but this largely asymptomatic condition can be deadly - so how can you reduce your cholesterol levels? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statin Users May Have Added Protection Against Severe COVID-19
TUESDAY, July 20, 2021 -- Could cholesterol-lowering statins help lower your risk of dying from COVID-19? For patients with a history of high blood pressure or heart disease, the answer appears to be yes. At least that's the conclusion of a new... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 20, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Statins: Drug Safety Communication - FDA Requests Removal of Strongest Warning Against Using Cholesterol-lowering Statins During Pregnancy
FDA is requesting removal of its strongest warning against using cholesterol-lowering statin medicines in pregnant patients. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - July 20, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

FDA requests removal of strongest warning against using cholesterol-lowering statins during pregnancy; still advises most pregnant patients should stop taking statins
FDA requests removal of strongest warning against using cholesterol-lowering statins during pregnancy. Despite this change, discontinue statins in most pregnant patients or consider the ongoing therapeutic needs of the individual patient. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - July 20, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

High cholesterol symptoms: The warning sign of high cholesterol levels on your toes
HIGH cholesterol often is a malicious mechanism that steadily raises your risk of heart disease. The condition is usually symptomless but occasionally a sign can show up in your toes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CTA May Guide Primary Prevention Statins in Nonobstructive CAD CTA May Guide Primary Prevention Statins in Nonobstructive CAD
The greater the CAD burden, the better the clinical outcomes on primary prevention statins in a cohort study of patients without obstructive CAD.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 20, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: Four delicious foods to add in diet proven to significantly lower levels
HIGH cholesterol is an insidious condition in that it lies dormant for many years until the real damage is caused. Diet is always key when it comes to managing and even lowering levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR ELLIE CANNON: Cramp in my calf is starting to spread - I blame my statins
DR ELLIE CANNON: A third of people over the age of 60 regularly suffer from cramps. They can be caused by dehydration, certain exercises, liver disease and drinking too much alcohol. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins may cut the risk of dying from Covid-19, study finds
Individuals taking cholesterol-lowering drugs, known as statins, prior to hospitalisation for Covid were significantly less likely to die, report experts in San Diego. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statin's Health Benefits Far Outweigh   Any Potential Harms: Study
FRIDAY, July 16, 2021 -- The heart benefits of cholesterol-lowering statins in people without heart disease far exceed the risks of any side effects, a new review finds. Statins are widely prescribed to people with heart disease, and recent... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Statin's Health Benefits Far Outweigh Any Potential Harms: Study
Title: Statin's Health Benefits Far Outweigh Any Potential Harms: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/16/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cholesterol General)
Source: MedicineNet Cholesterol General - July 16, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Statins Do More Than Lower Cholesterol-Depending on Diet? Statins Do More Than Lower Cholesterol-Depending on Diet?
A new study presents a novel perspective on the cholesterol-independent effects of statins, and suggests that these effects may vary depending on diet.Circulation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Statin Safety, Low Muscle-Pain Risk Upheld in'Reassuring' Study Statin Safety, Low Muscle-Pain Risk Upheld in'Reassuring' Study
The potential harms are small and the benefit-to-harm balance generally'favorable'for statin use in primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, the authors say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

High cholesterol symptoms: The sensation in your legs that signals high cholesterol levels
HIGH cholesterol is infamously branded a "silent killer" due to its absence of symptoms. However, abnormally high levels of cholesterol can cause perceptible changes in the body, such as a particular sensation in the legs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Review: Benefit Outweighs Harm of Statins for Primary Prevention of CVD
THURSDAY, July 15, 2021 -- The risk for adverse events attributable to statins is low and does not outweigh their efficacy in primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, according to a review published online July 14 in The BMJ. Ting Cai, M.P.H.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Common medication used to reduce cholesterol levels may reduce COVID-19 severity
(University of California - San Diego) Using anonymized medical records from a national registry, UC San Diego researchers confirm earlier findings that statins may substantially minimize adverse outcomes from SARS-CoV-2 infection. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - July 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Healthy adults should take statins even if they don't have heart problems, study says
Researchers at Oxford University looked at data from 120,000 patients to establish if those who do not have existing heart disease still benefit from statins as a preventative measure. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news