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Cholesterol-lowering statins may help to slow the aging process

Statins are one of the most studied classifications of medications in the pharmaceutical industry as researchers gradually uncover the fantastic depths of their potential. As well as their primary purpose of lowering low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol aka. ‘bad cholesterol’ and … Continue reading

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Statins help to cut heart attack deaths by half

Firstly, Medical Specialists Pharmacy would like to wish everybody a slightly belated Merry Christmas and we hope everyone has had a fantastic few days with their family, friends and loved ones. Secondly, we have already touched upon one group of … Continue reading

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Statins may almost halve the risk of developing liver cancer

Cholesterol-busting statins such as Crestor (Rosuvastatin) and Lipitor (Atorvastatin) are currently prescribed to nearly a tenth (7 million) of the population in the United Kingdom, working their magic by raising good/protective cholesterol (HDL) and lowering bad cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides. … Continue reading

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Even healthy adults could benefit from cholesterol-busting statins

Current guidelines recommend the prescribing of the cholesterol-lowering medication statins such as Crestor and Lipitor to those people who have a 20% or more chance of developing cardiovascular disease within a decade.  This risk is determined by studying factors including … Continue reading

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