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Cholesterol-lowering statins may also lower Parkinson’s risk

New research suggests that cholesterol-lowering statins may play a pivotal role in the development of new treatment for the progressive neurological disorder Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s is complex condition and different people may experience a wide variety of different symptoms. Common … Continue reading

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Eating fatty foods is bad for your heart?

We all know that fatty foods are bad for you, especially when it comes to heart disease, right, well yes and no. In a study conducted by scientists at the University of Cambridge 25,000 Britons aged between 40 and 79 … Continue reading

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Statins linked to reduction in strokes and deaths

This year alone we have heard in the news just how beneficial statins could be in a huge range of health conditions such as helping to thwart cancer in heart transplant patients, possibly helping to cut the risk of Parkinson’s … Continue reading

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Study says Statins good for healthy heart too

Cholesterol lowering statins may help cut the risk of heart attack significantly even in healthy people, according to a new Oxford study published in The Lancet. The findings suggest everyone over 50 should qualify for statin therapy and the international treatment guidelines for statins should be reconsidered. Continue reading

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New study shows statins may cut the risk of Parkinson’s disease

Statins are medication that lowers a person’s ‘bad cholesterol’. There are numerous types of statins, but all of them generally function in a similar way. When too much low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol circulates in the blood, it can slowly build … Continue reading

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