Tag: Statins

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Study Shows Link Between Cataracts and Statins

A Canadian study recently found that daily statin use could raise the risk of developing cataracts. The researchers found that more people who were taking statins developed cataracts compared […]

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Side Effects of Statins: Five Things You Should Know

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released a consumer update in which the agency acknowledged possible benefits of statin medications such as Lipitor when it comes to preventing […]

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Studies Find Link Between Statins and Nerve Damage

Connection Between Statins and Nerve Damage? Breaking new medical studies have prompted many patients to stop using statins to control high cholesterol. According to studies published in the […]

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Statin Risks Now Include Breast Cancer?

Long-term use of statin medications could aggravate a patient’s risk of breast cancer, a new study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology claims. The findings come just after […]

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Study Shows Statin Side Effects Include Risks of Diabetes

Physicians know that high cholesterol levels increase a person’s risk of suffering a cardiovascular event. Drugs that lower these levels are called “statins,” and physicians prescribe them when […]