NY Times: Controversy Over Statins for Older Patients - Ovt 2013
Statin side effects and statin intolerance can be overcome in majority of patients, Cleveland Clinic study shows - Sept 2013
Statin use tied to cataract development: study - Sept 2013
Drug subsidy failed to close racial gap in statin use - Sept 2013
Are PCSK9 protein inhibitors the future of cholesterol treatment - August 2013
Statin Use May Reduce Parkinson's Risk, Study Says -July 2013
Statins against arthritis - June 2013
Amarin Announces Additional Effects of Vascepa(R) on Lipoprotein Particle Concentration - June 2013
Statin Drugs May Increase Risk Of Diabetes - May 2013
Statins often prescribed without good evidence - March 2013
Vytorin study to continue after review - March 2013
study to continue after review - March 2013
Call for all to take statins after 55 - March 2013
Mediterranean Diet as good as Statins some claim - Feb, 2013
Merck Settles Suits Over Cholesterol Drug - Feb 2013
Lovastatin may help fight malaria effects - Jan, 2013
Statin adherence drives health, Rx costs - Dec, 2012
Statins Plus Exercise Best at Lowering Cholesterol, Study Finds - Dec 2012
New drug significantly lowers bad cholesterol - Nov 2012
Novel Drug Helps Statins Cut Cholesterol - Nov 2012
Cholesterol Levels Dropping in U.S. Adults, Mostly From Statin Use - Oct 2012
Statins Tied to Reduced Glaucoma Risk - Oct 2012
National study finds reduced glaucoma risk in patients who take statins - Oct 2012
Give statins to all over-50s: Even the healthy should take heart drug, says British expert - Daily Mail, Sept 2012
Roche’s Secret Heart Drug Moves Toward Late-Stage Trial - Business Week July 2012
British trial finds polypill good for all over-50s
FDA Changes labeling requrements for statins
MedPageToday: Statins may cut Parkinson's risk
Tests for monoclonal antibody SAR236553/REGN727 in treatment of high cholesterol levels
Business Week: Roche cancels further development of cholesterol drug dalcetrapib.
New England Journal of Medicine: Generic Atorvastatin and Health Care Costs
Safety information, side-effect warnings on on-line statins are often lacking, British study finds
Study finds tatins work as well for women as for men
Merck wins patent challenge on ezetimibe/simvastatin.
Technology Review - Meta analysis finds statins less beneficial than commonly assumed.
Staitins may reduce risk of prostate cancer mortality
Heart-Attack Stopping Gene Lures Amgen, Sanofi in Drug Race
FDA says Trilipix may not lower the risk of a heart attack or stroke.
Bill would make drug price gouging a federal crime
Wall St. Journal on generic atorvastatin.
The HDL Conundrum: What’s Bad about Drugs for Good Cholesterol?
Taking statins could reduce breast cancer risk by 30 per cent
Study: Cholesterol drugs may worsen asthma - CBS News
Forbes Magazine - Statins for Primary Prevention: the Debate Continues
What Do Gut Bugs Have to Do With High Cholesterol? A Lot - Time
British study: statins reduce deaths from infection
Study: Boosting Good Cholesterol With Niacin Did Not Cut Heart Risks
statins overprescribed for low-risk patients?
Universal polypills for over-55s criticized
could help to fight infections
to treat high cholesterol
May Raise Risk of Recurrence in Some Stroke Patients
on side effects of simvastatin
tops Zetia in new setback for Merck drug
More data on
diabetes risk with statins
says 11 million more Americans should be on statins. - USA Today
article on JUPITER study. Washington
Weight to HDL - Wall St. Journal article
study of a large number of people found that statin use is associated
with reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease. Further, the type of statin
did not matter and everyone seemed to benefit, regardless of genetic
predisposition for Alzheimer's.
all diabetics urged - from the BBC. UK researcher says all diabetics
shold take statins, whether or not they have risk factors for coronary
cholesterol-lowering statins may help minimise the risk of an emergency
Caesarean, researchers suspect.
finds statins may protect against memory loss - People at high
risk for dementia who took statins were half as likely to develop
dementia as those who did not take statins.
UK National Health
Service encourages further use of statins
statin use may decrease cancer risk.
yeast rice supplements tested as alternatives to statins
Statins and bone fractures - update
Statins and Cancer
Effects on memory
AHA statement on statin use in children
Reports Best Buy Drugs recommends generic statins for many users.