Now, as someone who’s lived with Parkinson’s disease for over a dozen years, I know how frightening it can be when you’re first diagnosed. It feels like you’re going to have to give up doing the [...]
Warning: Combining statins with other cholesterol-lowering drugs and certain heart drugs can cause serious muscle injury and even internal bleeding. But you don’t have to worry about which of [...]
Study links use of statins with Parkinson’s – even if you haven’t been taking them for very long... is this the final nail in the statin drugs coffin?
I don’t think I’ve ever seen anything crazier in my career than the hype around cholesterol-lowering statin drugs. My mainstream colleagues keep handing out statin drugs like sweets, even though [...]
Statins might lower your cholesterol but they don't work to fight heart disease — the very reason why doctors prescribe these drugs in the first place.
The pairing of high cholesterol and diabetes is something we see quite often. These two conditions share some of the same risk factors, such as obesity.
I’m 51 and am going through the “change of life.” I’ve always been careful about what I eat and I go to the gym almost daily. But my cholesterol has been climbing and nothing I do seem to work. [...]
It looks like they’re not done with us yet. A disturbing new study from Harvard’s School of Public Health is recommending statin drugs for nearly all of us.