Nutrient-Laden Snacks Can Meaningfully Cut Cholesterol
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 26, 2022 -- A suite of ready-to-eat bioactive snacks can meaningfully reduce cholesterol in patients unwilling or unable to take statin drugs, according to a study published Jan. 26 in the Journal of Nutrition. Stephen L. Kopecky,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 26, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Statins side effects: Drug is known to cause elevated creatine kinase – 7 signs to spot
STATINS are one of the world's most widely prescribed drugs. Despite its impressive effect on cholesterol levels, there are a number of side effects one needs to be aware of. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins side effects: The way the medication can affect your blood and clotting
STATINS are a group of medicines used by patients to lower their cholesterol, specifically their levels of LDL, or ‘bad', cholesterol. A lot like most medicines taking statins result in side effects, one of which affects your blood. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statin Use May Be Safely Continued During Pregnancy
THURSDAY, Jan. 13, 2022 -- Statins appear to be safe to use during pregnancy, according to a study published online Dec. 30 in JAMA Network Open. Jui-Chun Chang, M.D., from Taichung Veterans General Hospital in Taiwan, and colleagues examined... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 13, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Statins: The symptom when touching your abdomen that could be a side effect for concern
STATINS are a common medicine, used by thousands across the country to treat conditions such as cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol, angina, heart attacks and strokes. They can cause side effects like many other medicines that detrimentally impact your health. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cost-Effectiveness of Lipid-Lowering Treatments in Young Adults Cost-Effectiveness of Lipid-Lowering Treatments in Young Adults
Is it cost-effective to initiate statin therapy in adults under age 40 with elevated LDL-C?Journal of the American College of Cardiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Statins side effects: Two drinks that may affect how the drug works - what to avoid
STATINS are one of the most widely prescribed drugs which help to lower a person's cholesterol levels. As with most drugs, caution is headed particularly with certain drinks which may affect the drugs ability to effectively work. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins side effects: The 'common' side effects you may experience during your day
STATINS are a group of medicines that are used to lower the cholesterol in your blood, helping to prevent heart disease and stroke. Like all medications, statins have potential side effects, some of which may occur throughout the day, and are more common than others. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins side effects: Three aftereffects of the lipid-lowering drug that affect the eyes
STATINS have become the mainstay of cholesterol treatment, but many still shun the drug due to its undesirable side effects. In rare instances, after-effects of the drugs may affect the eyes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins side effects: Two signs in your sleep - when to speak to a doctor
STATINS lower the level of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in the blood, which is often referred to as "bad cholesterol". Statins reduce the production of it inside the liver. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins side effects: The 'severe' side effect that can result in 'death' - assess risk
STATINS target high cholesterol levels, which raise your risk of having a heart attack. Although the benefits outweigh the costs for most people, statins can cause serious side effects. One side effect can even result in "death", although it is extremely rare. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins: The best time of day to take statins - when the drug offers the 'most' help
STATINS reduce the risk of developing heart disease by helping to halt the production of cholesterol inside the liver. According to Harvard Health, statins produce this effect most efficiently at a specific time of the day. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins: What happens if I stop taking statins? NHS issues grave health warning
STATINS reduce high cholesterol levels - a precursor to heart disease. You may want to stop taking statins after a period of time but this can have grave consequences warns the NHS. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves First-in-Class Inclisiran to Lower LDL-C FDA Approves First-in-Class Inclisiran to Lower LDL-C
Injectable Inclisiran (Leqvio) is now indicated in the US as an adjunct to maximal statins in adults with CV disease and patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 23, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Alert Source Type: news

FDA approves add-on therapy to lower cholesterol among certain high-risk adults
FDA has approved Leqvio (inclisiran) injection as a treatment to be used along with diet and maximally tolerated statin therapy for adults with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HeFH) or clinical atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - December 22, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news