Navigation Links
Statins Not Effective In Treating Calcific Aortic Stenosis

Statins are known to successfully treat atherosclerosis, the narrowing of the arteries however researchers wanted to // determine whether the drugs could also treat a similar condition called calcific aortic stenosis, the narrowing of the aortic valve in the heart.

According to a latest study done by researchers it was found that high doses of cholesterol-lowering drugs actually fail to treat calcific aortic stenosis. For the study researchers from the United Kingdom found that a high dose of 80 milligrams of atorvastatin (Lipitor) reduced low-density lipoprotein cholesterol but did not stop or slow down the disease of the heart valve. The study also showed that there was no relationship between the amount of LDL cholesterol and the way aortic stenosis progresses.

Currently, there are no effective treatments to slow or reverse the scarring and calcification process that leads to aortic valve stenosis, however researchers are hopeful that one day they would indeed find a solution
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Statins reduce heart attacks
2. Statins reduce risks for angioplasty patients
3. Statins Found To Be Helpful For Patients With Arthritis
4. Long-Term Benefits Of Statins Questioned
5. Statins Gives New Hope for Increased Survival Rate of Heart Failure Patients
6. The Effects of Statins Questioned
7. Statins Taken For Reducing Cholesterol Found To Reduce Death Rate Associated With Heart Attack As Well
8. Study Finds No Link Between Statins And Breast Cancer Risk
9. Statins Reduce Deaths And Strokes After Carotid Surgery
10. Statins reduces cardiovascular risk but no cancer risk.
11. Statins Prescribed To Those Who Are At a Risk Of Developing A Heart Disease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Statins Not Effective Treating Calcific Aortic Stenosis

(Date:7/30/2015)... ... July 30, 2015 , ... ... Creates New Tool That Increases Training Capability , World renown body ... called Zejax ( http://www.Zejax.com ), that dramatically increases a person’s training capability. , ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... July 30, 2015 , ... Western University of Health Sciences faculty, ... Olympics World Games, the largest sports and humanitarian event in the world this year ... The World Games, held July 25 through August 2, 2015, benefited from the participation ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... , ... Quintessa Medical Spa is happy to offer patients the latest treatment ... for the elimination of excess tissue under the chin, referred to as submental fat. ... to offer this innovative treatment. , Developed by Kythera Biopharmaceuticals, Kybella was approved by ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... July 30, 2015 , ... ... on behalf of the New Jersey Department of Health, has received a $2.9 ... an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NJII ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... July 30, 2015 , ... Bird B Gone, the leader in bird control ... to repel pest birds from the AC units and ventilation systems on hospital ... toxoplasmosis, even the West Nile virus. When these droppings dry, the fine powder can ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Zejax is a Revolutionary New Way of BodyWeight Training Without Weights 2Health News:WesternU Makes Big Impact at Special Olympics 2Health News:WesternU Makes Big Impact at Special Olympics 3Health News:Quintessa MedSpa Offers Nonsurgical Double-chin Elimination 2Health News:New Jersey Innovation Institute Awarded $2.9 Million Federal Grant to Advance Health Information Technology Services to Support Health Information Exchange 2Health News:Bird B Gone’s New Bird Hazing System Keeps Disease-Carrying Bird Droppings Out of Hospitals 2
... the air, indeed! Today, it has been revealed that deaths ... past decade// and we owe this development to better ... treatment measures. ,The data enabled by the government ... deaths since 1966 for those below 75 years of age. ...
... women with higher levels of Vitamin-E in their blood are ... ,Theresa O. Scholl and colleagues at the University of ... women and measured the plasma concentrations of alpha-tocopherol-one, a form ... pregnancy. ,They found the women who had ...
... Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today inaugurated a new 120-bed ... at the Tihar Jail//, one of Asia’s biggest prisons having ... the jail hospital premises, was built at a cost of ... of its kind to be started in any jail in ...
... A team of University of California, San Diego physicists ... of blood vessels// in the brain that makes it ... of the puzzling damage to the brain’s gray matter ... ,In the study, published this week in the ...
... of us think of chromium as the shiny metal in ... the metal plays a crucial role in human health//, reports ... In rats, chromium deficiency leads to high cholesterol levels. In ... information, it’s too early to recommend chromium supplements for cholesterol. ...
... it’s our most vital organ, surprisingly little is ... makes it harder to uncover what’s gone awry ... brain-associated disorders, and ultimately, it often leaves physicians ... as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, schizophrenia, attention deficit ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Bottleneck in Blood Supply Makes Brain Vulnerable to Strokes 2Health News:Bottleneck in Blood Supply Makes Brain Vulnerable to Strokes 3Health News:Chromium May Help Diabetes, Cholesterol, and Heart Disease 2Health News:Researchers Looking for Genes That Control the Brain 2
(Date:7/30/2015)... 30, 2015  Medimetriks Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today ... III clinical study for Ozenoxacin, a novel bactericidal ... the exclusive U.S. rights to Ozenoxacin 1% cream.  ... 44 centers with an emphasis on U.S. patients, ... months and older with a clinical diagnosis of ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... Global ENT (Ear, Nose, ... USD 23.01 million in 2022, according to a new ... geriatric population, increasing prevalence of ear, nose, and throat ... among target customer base are expected serve this market ... According to estimates published by the WHO, 15% of ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... 30, 2015  NanoSmart Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a private ... received Orphan Drug Designation from the Food and ... that uses NanoSmart,s proprietary drug delivery platform. The ... the treatment of Ewing,s sarcoma, a rare type ... Orphan Drug Designation on the basis of a ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Medimetriks Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Completion of the Second Successful Pivotal Phase III Study for Ozenoxacin 2Medimetriks Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Completion of the Second Successful Pivotal Phase III Study for Ozenoxacin 3ENT Devices Market Size to Reach $23.01 Billion by 2022: Grand View Research, Inc. 2ENT Devices Market Size to Reach $23.01 Billion by 2022: Grand View Research, Inc. 3ENT Devices Market Size to Reach $23.01 Billion by 2022: Grand View Research, Inc. 4ENT Devices Market Size to Reach $23.01 Billion by 2022: Grand View Research, Inc. 5NanoSmart Receives Second FDA Orphan Drug Designation for Treatment of Pediatric Cancer 2
The 81130 Xenon AC/DC light source is the brightest, smallest transportable unit avaliable. The quck charge rechargable battery and low power consumption allows for 2 hours continuous use in the fie...
Tested by surgeons for functionality and ergonomy. Uses the Medifix C1301-1CCD camera head....
Integrated electronics, single-chip CCD camera with PAL and NTSC output. PAL output at 460 lines, NTSC output at 470 lines, focal length 30mm. 90mm length x 20mm diameter....
Large image and wide-angle design....
Medicine Products: