8 drugs doctors wouldn't take
Heck, the PDR is medication — a humongous sleeping pill ... two other drugs of that class, Bextra and Vioxx, were pulled off the market due to a similar risk of heart damage. The caveat to the consumer? In 2004, the FDA advised doctors to consider ...
How statins could boost your love life: Cholesterol lowering drugs 'reduce erectile dysfunction'
Statins are known for lowering cholesterol but they could also improve your ... scores with statins was approximately one-third to one-half of what has been reported with drugs like Viagra, Cialis or Levitra,' said study lead investigator Dr John Kostis ...
Statins: combined pill for diabetes and heart disease in pipeline
The drugs both ... Many are put on statins to lower the levels of "bad" (LDL) cholesterol in their blood, which is proven to reduce the number of heart attacks and other cardiovascular events. However, now scientists are examining a new class of drug ...
What is Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis? (And a comment on Soy)
I was sorry to read over at Megan McArdle’s blog over at the Atlantic yesterday that she has Hashimoto’s thyroiditis ... In most cases, the end result of Hashimoto’s is that you have to take thyroid hormone in pill form for the rest of your life.
Drug Clears Clogged Arteries
A cholesterol-lowering drug has for the first ... as safe as other drugs in this class, which are generally considered to be well tolerated, Nissen said. But he acknowledged more research is needed to make sure it or other statins at high doses could ...