Atorvastatin Improves Cisplatin Sensitivity in Breast Cancer Cells Atorvastatin Improves Cisplatin Sensitivity in Breast Cancer Cells
The findings suggest targeting cholesterol metabolism as adjuvant therapy for platinum-based chemotherapy in breast cancer. The study was published as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed.First Look (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - September 1, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Real-World Data Links Rosuvastatin to Adverse Effects on Kidneys
THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2022 -- Rosuvastatin is associated with increased risks for hematuria, proteinuria, and kidney failure with replacement therapy (KFRT) compared with atorvastatin use, according to a study published online July 19 in the Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Jamp recalls lot of Atorvastatin 40 mg tablets over possible latex contamination
A Health Canada advisory on Saturday said a piece of latex was found in lot MHC1403A of Atorvastatin, which is used to treat high cholesterol and prevent heart attacks. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - August 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Statins side effects: Experiencing pain in three areas of the body? Speak to your doctor
THE NHS says there are five types of statin available on prescription in the UK. They include atorvastatin, fluvastatin pravastatin, rosuvastatin and simvastatin. According to the Mayo Clinic, you check in with your doctor if you experience pain in three areas of the body while on statins. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins: Side effects of atorvastatin may include nosebleeds - other symptoms
STATINS are an effective group of medicines used to combat high cholesterol. Like other medicines they can cause side effects, some more dramatic than others. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Best Statins to Lower Non-HDL Cholesterol in Diabetes? The Best Statins to Lower Non-HDL Cholesterol in Diabetes?
Rosuvastatin, simvastatin, and atorvastatin were most effective in reducing levels of non-high-density-lipoprotein cholesterol in people with diabetes in a network meta-analysis of 42 clinical trials.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - April 13, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Statins: Atorvastatin linked to ‘higher incidence’ of adverse side effects in the eyes
STATINS have come to play a key role in the battle on cardiovascular disease, but their side effects have prompted worldwide debates over whether the risks outweigh the benefits. According to one body of research, Atorvastatin could be linked to a "higher incidence" of adverse side effects in the eyes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins side effects: Three signs on the skin that could require 'medical attention'
STATINS, such as atorvastatin, are key in reducing life-threatening cholesterol levels for people who are now at heightened risk of a heart attack or stroke. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Should you take statins in the morning or evening? 'Switching' timing reduces cholesterol
STATINS are an effective countermeasure against high cholesterol levels but it matters when you take certain types of statin. According to a study published in the Benha Medical Journal, "switching" up when you take atorvastatin - a common type of statin - can greatly reduce cholesterol build-up. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins side effects: Interstitial lung disease among 'serious side effects' - the signs
STATINS are a group of medicines that can lower "bad cholesterol" in the blood. Like all medications, statins can also cause side effects in some cases. One of the more "serious side effects" of atorvastatin includes interstitial lung disease. Here's how to spot it. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins don't just lower cholesterol! Study finds cheap pills may also help treat ulcerative colitis
Stanford University researchers have found that atrorvastatin - sold under the name Lipitor for just 54p a pill - slashes the risk of being hospitalised with the painful condition by half. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins side effects: Three signs you should not ignore – it could be 'life-threatening'
STATINS inhibit an enzyme involved in cholesterol synthesis, especially in the liver, thereby reducing cholesterol levels. High cholesterol can lead to deadly consequences, but so can a side effect of atorvastatin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Put People Before Profits for Progress
By Jomo Kwame SundaramKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 18 2021 (IPS) Millions of people are expected to die due to delayed and unaffordable access to COVID-19 tests, treatment, personal protective equipment and vaccines. Urgent cooperation is desperately needed to save lives and livelihoods for all. Vaccine apartheid Thus far, rich countries have bought up most available vaccine supplies. By mid-April, rich countries had received more than 87 percent of the more than 700 million vaccine doses dispensed worldwide, while poor countries had received only 0.2 percent. Jomo Kwame SundaramA quarter of the former’s population had...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Aid Economy & Trade Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Atorvastatin: A Potential Treatment in COVID-19? Atorvastatin: A Potential Treatment in COVID-19?
Results of a randomized trial show no effect for severe COVID-19 patients in ICU, but there was a hint of benefit in the subgroup treated within 7 days of symptom onset in the INSPIRATION-S study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - May 17, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

HElping Alleviate the Longer-term consequences of COVID-19 (HEAL-COVID): national platform trial, HEAL-COVID
This study, which will enrol patients admitted to hospital with Covid-19 who are about to be discharged, will investigate whether apixaban (for 2 weeks) or atorvastatin (for 12 months) could prevent or reduce long-term outcomes for patients with Covid-19. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news