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Study Brings About Concerns For Using Niacin To Treat Cholesterol

Niacin, which is vitamin B3, has been prescribed for years to people with high cholesterol because it lowers the bad LDL (low density lipoproteins) and raises the good HDL (high density lipoproteins).

07/17/2014

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Study Finds Link Between Statin Users And High-Calorie Diets

Millions of Americans take medication to keep the cholesterol in check.

04/25/2014

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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

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