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Nearly 59 percent of American adults who meet guidelines for statin therapy to lower cholesterol say their physicians hadn’t given them a statin option.
Drugs made from valsartan, losartan, and irbesartan purchased from suppliers in India and China have been recalled due to possible contamination.
Drug manufactueres have announced a 60 percent reduction in the U.S. prices of their cholesterol-lowering medication, Praluent (alirocumab).
Statins can help prevent and treat heart disease by lowering cholesterol, but they are much more effective when combined with a healthy diet and lifestyle.
Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may benefit patients at intermediate risk for a heart attack, a large study has found.
You may be risking your health if you take red yeast rice supplements to lower your cholesterol. Here’s why.
Statins may reduce the risk of heart attacks in people over 75, but these medications have potentially dangerous side effects.
Statins are the medication of choice for reducing LDL cholesterol, but a new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs, PCSK9 inhibitors, has entered the market.
Many people who are healthy but at increased risk of cardiovascular disease should take statins for primary prevention, according to new recommendations.
If your LDL levels remain stubbornly high or you develop intolerable side effects, such as persistent muscle pain, you may be a candidate for other cholesterol-lowering medications.