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Think About Your Heart for National Cholesterol Month

As a long-term provider of high-cholesterol statin treatments such as Lipitor and Pravastatin, Medical Specialists® Pharmacy will be once again proudly supporting National Cholesterol Month. The month-long campaign is ran each October by the charity HEART UK to boost awareness … Continue reading

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Statins could shield an unborn baby from the mother’s stress

Cholesterol-boosting statins could be used to help protect unborn babies from being impacted by their mother’s stress and thus reducing the risk of that baby growing up with health problems later in their life. Statins are the most commonly prescribed … Continue reading

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Should more people be taking cholesterol-boosting statins?

Statins are the most commonly prescribed type of medicine within the UK, taken by millions of people to help lower their ‘bad’ low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels in the blood. A large proportion of people may only be prescribed statins … Continue reading

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Millions more to be eligible for cholesterol-boosting statins

The threshold for those eligible to take cholesterol-lowering statins has been drastically cut by medicines regulator the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE), meaning millions more adults in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will now be offered statins … Continue reading

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Earl Grey tea as good as statins at fighting heart disease?

Every office has that one person who is brew-shy and will avoid having to fill up the kettle at all costs! However, these type of people may reconsider after scientists discovered that drinking Earl Grey tea could help to protest … Continue reading

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