Tag: statins

Statins May Help Protect Against Severe COVID-19

TUESDAY, July 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Could cholesterol-lowering statins help lower your risk of dying from COVID-19? For patients with a...

Can Statins Cause Brain Fog?

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that flows through your bloodstream. You’re at risk for a heart attack or stroke if your cholesterol numbers aren’t...

LGBTQ Adults Often Miss Out on Cholesterol Meds

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 2, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) adults are less likely to take cholesterol-lowering...

‘Polypill’ May Cut Heart Attack, Stroke Risk By 40%

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter   MONDAY, Nov. 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A...

Statins Going Generic Saved Medicare Billions

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Here’s evidence that prescription drugs don’t have to cost a fortune: New...