Statins

Women, take note! Statins may reduce breast cancer risk

Women, take note! Statins may reduce breast cancer risk

The findings showed that compared to those without high cholesterol, patients with high cholesterol had a 45 per cent reduced risk of breast cancer, and if they did develop breast cancer, a 40 per cent reduced the chance of death.

Aug 29, 2017, 13:35 PM IST
Statins may help fight host of infectious diseases

Statins may help fight host of infectious diseases

Scientists from Duke University in the US have discovered that a gene variant which affects cholesterol levels could increase the risk of contracting typhoid fever.

Aug 23, 2017, 08:51 AM IST
Statins may improve heart structure, function

Statins may improve heart structure, function

It is because statins reduce oxidative stress and dampen the production of growth factors which stimulate cell growth. 

May 27, 2017, 17:26 PM IST
Statins do not prolong lung cancer patient survival: Study

Statins do not prolong lung cancer patient survival: Study

 The results showed that, although there were no adverse effects from taking statins, there were no advantages either.

Mar 01, 2017, 00:49 AM IST
Statins: Cholesterol-lowering drugs reduce risk of heart attacks, strokes!

Statins: Cholesterol-lowering drugs reduce risk of heart attacks, strokes!

Statins were found to be effective in reducing risk of death, heart attacks and strokes, across a broad range of patient groups.

Nov 15, 2016, 14:08 PM IST