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Statin Articles


Experts urge England to improve cholesterol care

13th April 2011

Care needs to be improved for inherited high cholesterol condition.

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Cost-effective prescribing: Better Care Better Value (BCBV) indicator on statins

5th April 2011

The Department has issued guidance on the use of the prescribing Better Care Better Value Indicators, especially in relation to the indicator for statins.

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Benefits of statins questioned

19th January 2011

British researchers warn that low-risk patients should think twice about taking statins.

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Statins lower gallstone risk

29th November 2010

Long-term statin use appears to lower risk of developing gallstones according to research.

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Diabetes guidelines being reviewed

5th October 2010

New diabetes guidance will recommend GPs scale back on use of statins.

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UK news 10/09/10

10th September 2010

A round up of UK health news over past week.

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Statins could cut arthritis risk

8th September 2010

A study suggests statins may reduce risk of rheumatoid arthritis.

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Statins could be served with fast food

13th August 2010

Doctors want customers to be offered the cholesterol lowering drug along with fast food.

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Cholesterol genes identified

10th August 2010

Experts identify 95 different genes which affect cholesterol levels, paving the way for new treatments.

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Statin side-effects found

21st May 2010

'Unintended' statin side-effects have been uncovered.

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