• Statins save lives of people with high levels of LDL cholesterol

    5 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    Cholesterol-lowering drugs are more likely to save thousands of additional lives when used in people with higher levels of LDL cholesterol, or 'bad' cholesterol, according to a new study.
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  • Gene affects how some women store fat - and ups their diabetes risk

    5 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    Cruelly, the gene is sex specific: men with the same variation of the gene have a much less heightened diabetes risk.
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  • Cigarette Smoking Raises Heart Failure Risk in African Americans

    5 monthes ago - By Medscape

    Cigarette smoking sharply increases the risk of heart failure in black men and women in the U.S., according to a new study.
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  • US Women Less Likely to Take High-intensity Statin Drugs Than Men After Heart Attack

    US Women Less Likely to Take High-intensity Statin Drugs Than Men After Heart Attack

    5 monthes ago - By Medindia Health

    Women are less likely than men to receive high-intensity cholesterol-lowering statin drugs after surviving a heart attack, a US study found.
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