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Statins

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NHS to trial anti-cholesterol jab in pioneering collaboration with Novartis

NHS will conduct trials of as yet unlicensed inclisiran in bid to cut deaths from heart disease.

Pharmacists should dispense high-strength statins OTC says NHS

High-dose statins could be made more easily available without the need for a doctor’s prescription.

Statins linked to lower dementia risk

Statins have been connected to reducing the risk of death in dementia patients, according to research presented at the EAN Congress.

Statins cut CV mortality

Pravastatin reduces long-term cardiovascular mortality by more a quarter, even in men with markedly raised LDL-C levels

Update: media scare stories cutting statin use?

Media stories questioning the safety of statins are causing people to stop taking the drugs

Update: Statins may increase diabetes risk

Statins may increase the risk of developing diabetes, cautions a study in Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety

Adherence to statins cuts stroke risk

Poor adherence to statins may increase ischaemic stroke risk, according to a new study



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