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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

Cholesterol Soared, Statin Use Surged

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

Are PCSK9 protein inhibitors the future of cholesterol treatment

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

study to continue after review

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

Roche’s Secret Heart Drug Moves Toward Late-Stage Trial

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

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

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

Statins May Raise Risk of Recurrence in Some Stroke Patients

Wanring on side effects of simvastatin

3-Niaspan tops Zetia in new setback for Merck drug

More data on diabetes risk with statins

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 bone fractures - update

Statins and Cancer

Effects on memory

AHA statement on statin use in children

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

Medicare and Statins

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