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Statins Double Risk of Dementia, Are Linked to COVID Deaths

5 days ago   |   Mercola

The use of statin cholesterol-lowering medications has been on the rise for decades 1 and they are among the most widely used drugs in the world. In the U.S., close to 50% of...
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Tackle the Triglycerides to Reduce ASCVD Risk, ACC Says

Tackle the Triglycerides to Reduce ASCVD Risk, ACC Says

5 days ago   |   MedPageToday

Triglyceride-lowering treatments should be considered for reducing atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk among people with persistent hypertriglyceridemia, according to...
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Here's How Good Cholesterol can Save Your Liver

Here's How Good Cholesterol can Save Your Liver

10 days ago   |   Medindia Health

High-density lipoproteins could protect us from liver injuries, found a study. They can inhibit the inflammatory phases your liver undergoes in case of getting triggered by...
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'Good cholesterol' protects the liver from inflammation and injury, study shows

11 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

The body's so-called good cholesterol may be even better than we realize. New research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that one type of...
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'Good cholesterol' may protect liver

11 days ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

The body's so-called good cholesterol may be even better than we realize. New research suggests that one type of high-density lipoprotein has a previously unknown role in...
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Whole- and Refined-Grain Consumption and Longitudinal Changes in Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in the Framingham Offspring Cohort

12 days ago   |   Nutrition

ABSTRACTBackgroundGreater whole grain consumption is associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease ; however, few prospective studies have examined WG or refined grain...
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FDA requests removal of strongest warning against statin use among pregnant women

FDA requests removal of strongest warning against statin use among pregnant women

13 days ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

The FDA requested removal of its contraindication against using cholesterol-lowering statin medicines among pregnant patients; however, most patients should stop statins once...
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Statins May Help Protect Against Severe COVID-19

Statins May Help Protect Against Severe COVID-19

13 days ago   |   Web MD   |   3 articles

A new study finds that for people with a history of high blood pressure or heart disease, cholesterol-lowering statins help lower risk of dying from COVID-19.
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Statins may cut the risk of dying from Covid-19, study finds

Statins may cut the risk of dying from Covid-19, study finds

17 days ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

Individuals taking cholesterol-lowering drugs, known as statins, prior to hospitalisation for Covid were significantly less likely to die, report experts in San Diego.
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Can Your Blood Pressure Drugs Protect You from Severe COVID-19?

Can Your Blood Pressure Drugs Protect You from Severe COVID-19?

18 days ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

According to the Centers for Disease Control, ninety-three percent of patients who use a cholesterol-lowering drug use statins. This class of medications can also help reduce...
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Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

For patients with severe COVID-19, cholangiopathy was a late complication with potential for progressive biliary injury or liver failure, according to a study published in the... Read more ...

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

William Thomas Ball, 51, has been hospitalized with COVID-19 in Jackson, Mississippi after refusing to get vaccinated. Now his wife, Alicia, is asking for others in her... Read more ...

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

EXCLUSIVE: Covid cases are falling in all age groups, and dropping fastest among adults in their twenties according to data from the Department of Health. Read more ...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative disc disease

For total disc replacement in patients with degenerative disc disease, an artificial disc is a safe option that improves pain relief, function, range of motion and decreases in... Read more ...

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as... Read more ...

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

Nowadays, it seems rare to find someone or some entity without a podcast, and the Food and Drug Administration is no exception. The TechTalk podcast is hosted by the FDA and... Read more ...

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

Breakthrough COVID-19 cases in fully vaccinated healthcare workers were rare, and generally were associated with the individual's immune response to the vaccine in the early... Read more ...

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Exposure to immunosuppressive monotherapies in utero did not increase serious infection risks in young children born to mothers with inflammatory bowel disease , but the same... Read more ...

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

The FDA issued a complete response letter to Incyte indicating it cannot approve the company's biologics license application that seeks approval of retifanlimab for certain... Read more ...

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb in consultation with the FDA voluntarily withdrew the indication for nivolumab as monotherapy for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma previously treated... Read more ...