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 ...
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 ...
New Guidelines for Cholesterol Treatments Represent “Huge Change”
New guidelines would double the number of Americans on cholesterol-lowering drugs. Dr. Sanjay Gupta of CNN wondered on Twitter whether we are “waving the white flag ... approved statins came off patent, so the cost of the medications has plummeted ...
A Second Bullet For Cholesterol
There is nothing the pharmaceutical industry likes better than a pill that can reduce the risk of disease for millions of people if taken every day. In other words, drugmakers love statins. These cholesterol ... a new class of blockbuster drugs.
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 ...