• Cholesterol medication could invite diabetes, study suggests

    4 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    A study of thousands of patients' health records found that those who were prescribed cholesterol-lowering statins had at least double the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The detailed analysis of health records and other data from patients in a private insurance plan in the Midwest provides a real-world picture of how efforts to reduce heart disease may be contributing to another major medical concern.
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  • Obesity increases risk for high BP in children

    4 monthes ago - By Healio

    Children with excess weight or abdominal obesity at age 4 years had an increased risk for high BP after 2 years of follow-up, according to a study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.
    “The myth that excess weight in children has no consequences hampers the prevention and control of this health problem,” Iñaki Galán, MD, of the National Centre for Epidemiology at the Instituto de Salud Carlos III in Madrid, said in a press release. “Parents need to be more physically active with young children and provide a healthy diet. Women should shed
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  • Statins Increase the Risk of Diabetes: New Study

    Statins Increase the Risk of Diabetes: New Study

    4 monthes ago - By Medindia Health

    New study conducted through analysing thousands of patients' health records found that those who were prescribed cholesterol-lowering statins had increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
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