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  • noun Plural form of statin.

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  • If you want a lot of information to really discuss statins with your doctor, simply enter ’statin’ or ’statins’ in the search function of this blog and you’ll find plenty.

    Talking diet with your doctor | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • FDA said there's a "very small" chance that cholesterol-lowering drugs, which are known as statins, could raise blood sugar levels in patients with type-2 diabetes.

    FDA Approves Merck Diabetes-Cholesterol Drug

  • Um, another reason that physicians prescribe statins is that they work and they are relatively inexpensive.

    Matthew Yglesias » Medium-Handed Public Health

  • Here's my one uncertainty about long-term statins in the "relatively healthy".

    Ahead of the Curve

  • That is the notion that raising good cholesterol can help prevent heart attacks and strokes beyond reductions achieved by drugs called statins that lower bad cholesterol.

    Abbott Dealt Blow in Cholesterol Drug Trial

  • While broad screening could also increase the numbers of children prescribed cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins, doctors cautioned against reading the new guidelines as a call for using medication.

    Panel Urges Cholesterol Testing for Kids

  • These factors include reductions in the smoking rate and lowering cholesterol levels using drugs known as statins, as well as diet.

    Heart Failure Puts Fewer in Hospital

  • The widely used cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins target LDL or bad cholesterol.

    UPDATE: Lilly Study Shows Experimental Drug Boosts Good Cholesterol

  • But Pfizer likely faces an uphill battle because the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has previously rejected the idea of allowing over-the-counter versions of cholesterol drugs in the same class as Lipitor—known as statins—because of concerns that consumers aren't able to properly use the drugs without a doctor's guidance.

    Pfizer Looks At Lipitor Over Counter

  • Associated Press Pfizer likely faces an uphill battle because the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has previously rejected the idea of allowing over-the-counter versions of cholesterol drugs in the same class as Lipitor—known as statins—because of concerns that consumers aren't able to properly use the drugs without a doctor's guidance.

    Pfizer Looks At Lipitor Over Counter

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