• Nearly half of over-65s who take statins give them up within a year due to side effects, study shows

    14 days ago - By Daily Mail

    Side effects - like risk of diabetes, erectile dysfunction, sleep problems and muscle pain- are putting off 45 per cent of over-65s within 12 months, the study shows.
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  • Obesity, Muscle Weakness Linked to Falls in Older Women

    Obesity, Muscle Weakness Linked to Falls in Older Women

    15 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Older women with obesity and muscle weakness are more likely to be at risk for falls, finds a new study
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  • Study examines timing of musculoskeletal adverse events that develop during statin therapy

    Study examines timing of musculoskeletal adverse events that develop during statin therapy

    15 days ago - By News Medical

    Statins have been linked with muscle pain and other musculoskeletal adverse events in some patients. A new Pharmacology Research & Perspectives study has examined the timing of MAEs that develop during statin therapy and determined whether concomitant drugs used concurrently with statin therapy shifts the timing of MAEs.
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  • Study of older women shows link between frequent, persistent back pain and mortality

    15 days ago - By News Medical

    Researchers at Boston Medical Center found that frequent, persistent back pain is associated with earlier death in a study of more than 8,000 older women who were followed for an average of 14 years.
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