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Statins could be linked to a lowered risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to US researchers An analysis of US Medicare data suggests that high use of statins could be associated …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Improving the Management of COPD in Women Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a highly debilitating disease that represents …

World-first results: Researchers have found a drug combination that reduces coronary atherosclerosis more effectively than statins alone In an Australian-led multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomised clinical trial, researchers have discovered that a …

Debbie Rigby presents the latest in research news Non-major bleeding with apixaban versus warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation In ARISTOTLE study, non-major bleeding was common and substantially less frequent …

A leading heart health stakeholder has welcomed a major review published in The Lancet that conclusively highlights the benefits of using statins outweighs the risks. “The number of lives saved …

The potential harms of statins have been exaggerated and their benefits underestimated, a new review has found. Statins have taken a beating in the media recently: in Australia, a Catalyst …

For the first time in 20 years, statins have not topped the list of most costly drugs to government. Australian Prescriber’s latest issue lists the top 10 drugs used in …

Statins to experience further price disclosure hit A number of the most commonly used medicines are going to experience additional price drops in the newly released October price disclosure cycle. …

Researchers have discovered a link between cholesterol-reducing drugs and a lowered risk of dying from cancer In a 14-year study of nearly one million patients, UK researchers found those with cancer …

The ABC has removed the controversial program on the dangers of Wi-Fi from its website Maryanne Demasi has been suspended from on-air assignments until at least September after an investigation found the …

A new UK study has supported Australian evidence that the media can influence whether people stop taking their medicines: and again, the medicines involved are statins. A period of controversy …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at research news from around the world Statin-associated Side Effects Statins are associated with various statin-associated symptoms (SAS), including statin-associated muscle symptoms (SAMS), diabetes mellitus …