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Early statin use may give long-term heart benefits

Certain Antibiotic/Statin Combos May Be Unsafe Mix: Study

Statins May Protect People from Air Pollution

Government HealthCare Coverage of Statins and Politics

Studies Confirm Who's Helped by Statins, Who Needs Other Drugs

Statins May Reduce Heart Risks Tied to Sleep Apnea

Certain Antibiotic/Statin Combos May Be Unsafe Mix: Study

More Confusion About Who Should Take A Statin

New cholesterol guideline called inaccurate by top Boston heart researchers

New Scientist - Statins: Is there any need for us to worry?

Statins might increase cataract risk; here’s why you should take them anyway

Statin intolerance: more questions than answers

2 Studies Back Guidelines for Wider Use of Statins

Low-Dose Statins Good Option for Some Heart Patients: Study

Statins Tied to Lower Risk of Barrett’s Esophagus

Doctors refusing to prescribe statins

CDC: Statin Use Continues to Rise

Will a statin a day really keep the doctor away?

Number of Americans Taking Statins Keeps Rising: CD

Diabetes Group Calls for Near Universal Statins

NY Times: Controversy Over Statins for Older Patients

Torcetrapib was a failed statin drug.

Cholesterol market still poised for growth through 2022: study

Higher levels of statins linked to diabetes

Heart experts debate who should take statins

Statin side effects and statin intolerance can be overcome in majority of patients, Cleveland Clinic study shows

Cholesterol drugs will continue to be market leader for a decade: report

CDC: Statin Use Continues to Rise

Two in three family GPs refuse to follow NHS advice to give statins to 40 per cent of adults, survey finds

Statins may protect against colon cancer

Statin Use May Reduce Parkinson's Risk, Study Says

Statins against arthritis

Amarin Announces Additional Effects of Vascepa(R) on Lipoprotein Particle Concentration

Statin Drugs May Increase Risk Of Diabetes

Statins often prescribed without good evidence

Vytorin study to continue after review

Could Statins Treat Ebola?

Call for all to take statins after 55

Mediterranean Diet as good as Statins some claim

Merck Settles Suits Over Cholesterol Drug

Lovastatin may help fight malaria effects

Statin adherence drives health, Rx costs

Statins Plus Exercise Best at Lowering Cholesterol, Study Finds

New drug significantly lowers bad cholesterol

Novel Drug Helps Statins Cut Cholesterol

Cholesterol Levels Dropping in U.S. Adults, Mostly From Statin Use

Statins Tied to Reduced Glaucoma Risk

National study finds reduced glaucoma risk in patients who take statins

Give statins to all over-50s: Even the healthy should take heart drug, says British expert

British trial finds polypill good for all over-50s

FDA Changes labeling requrements for statins

NY Times: Statins by Numbers - Moneyball in Medicine.

New England Journal of Medicine: Generic Atorvastatin and Health Care Costs

CBS: Morning Rounds: When should doctors prescribe statins for cholesterol?

Clarithromycin associated with adverse outcomes with non-CYP3A4–metabolized statinss

NY Times - Opinion - Don’t Give More Patients Statins.

UK cost agency urges far wider use of statin drugs

Are These Drugs the Future of High-Cholesterol Treatment?

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

British study: statins reduce deaths from infection

Study: Boosting Good Cholesterol With Niacin Did Not Cut Heart Risks

Are statins overprescribed for low-risk patients?

Universal polypills for over-55s criticized

Statins could help to fight infections

World 'failing to treat high cholesterol

Managment of high cholesterol

Study says 11 million more Americans should be on statins. - USA Today article on JUPITER study. Washington Post story.

UK National Health Service encourages further use of statins

Studies find statin use may decrease cancer risk.

Statins and Cancer

Effects on memory

AHA statement on statin use in children

Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs recommends generic statins for many users.

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Statin Answers: Straight Facts About Cholesterol Drugs

Learn about the side effects and benefits of statin drugs that millions of people take to control their cholesterol. Statin Answers presents scientifically grounded, yet easy-to-understand facts about these drugs. Read all sides of the ongoing debate within the medical community debate about who should take these medications and whether the costs exceed the benefits.

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