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New Guidelines Could Put More People On Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs

New guidelines out today could put many more people on cholesterol-lowering drugs.

11/12/2013

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Some Drugs Could Become Available Over-The-Counter

The Food and Drug Administration is considering making some common prescription medicines non-prescription. These would include drugs for high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, certain infections, migraines, asthma and allergies.

05/01/2012

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Study Finds Women Benefit From Statins

Who benefits more from cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins – men or women? Turns out, they both benefit.

01/31/2012

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Study To Use Cholesterol Drug To Fight Colon Cancer

In a National Cancer Institute study, a cholesterol drug is thought to interfere with a protein colon cancer cells need to divide.

03/31/2011

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Statins for All? Study Says No

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – In the United States, you need a prescription to get a cholesterol lowering medicine, and that’s for good reason. A broad analysis reinforced that safeguard. In Great Britain, people can get cholesterol […]

01/19/2011