Navigation Links
Statins Prescribed To Those Who Are At a Risk Of Developing A Heart Disease

In UK deaths due to heart disease is on the rise. Statistics show about 238000 people per year die due to heart problems//.

Hence The National Council for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) had asked the health officials to treat patients suffering from heart disease with statins.

It is estimate that about 3 million people suffer from 20% risk o developing a heart problem in the next 10 years.

The National Health Service (NHS) has asked the officials to put them on statin therapy. Statins are cholesterol-lowering drugs, which prevent the formation of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, deposition of this cholesterol on the arteries (atherosclerosis) and risk of clot formation.

Already about 2 million people are under the statin therapy and Professor David Barnett of the Nice committee has planned to make it available it to another 3.3 million people.

The five different statin brands available in UK are atorvastatin, fluvastatin, pravastatin, rosuvastatin and simvastatin but only simvastatin, is available over the counter in pharmacies in a low 10mg dose.

The price of the drug is falling due to its growing demands. NHS is estimating the price to fall down to £9m.

According to the new guidelines Nice has asked the doctors to check the risk of developing a heart disease in patients who are above 40 years old.

Hence by making these drugs widely available it can cut down the risk of heart attacks, strokes and heart operations.
'"/>




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 Not Effective In Treating Calcific Aortic Stenosis
6. Statins Gives New Hope for Increased Survival Rate of Heart Failure Patients
7. The Effects of Statins Questioned
8. Statins Taken For Reducing Cholesterol Found To Reduce Death Rate Associated With Heart Attack As Well
9. Study Finds No Link Between Statins And Breast Cancer Risk
10. Statins Reduce Deaths And Strokes After Carotid Surgery
11. Statins reduces cardiovascular risk but no cancer risk.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/24/2016)... , ... May 24, 2016 , ... How to Write ... Raleigh, NC, http://www.fdanews.com/humanerrordrugdevice , Human error is known to be the major ... human error will ever be totally eliminated, many human performance problems can be prevented. ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... ... (PRWEB) May 24, 2016 -- Grow ... its Advisory Board. Joining the Grow Healthy Advisory Board team ... them embody the mission of our organization and bring talent, expertise ... them as we continue to expand our footprint as the leader ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... ... May 24, 2016 , ... Backed by ... logger for each job, ensuring the best suited solution to meet regulatory requirements. ... loggers at their lab in Istanbul. , Metroloji Okulu specializes in MadgeTech’s line ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... ... May 24, 2016 , ... The Radiosurgery Society (RSS), ... radiosurgery, is recognizing five medical residents and students for their outstanding contributions to ... The awards will be presented at the 2016 SRS/SBRT Scientific Meeting taking place ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... OR (PRWEB) , ... May 24, 2016 , ... ... welcomed Peggy Kinst, a wellness specialist for forty years and a trainer for ... the Sharon Kleyne Hour Radio Talk Show on May 16, 2016. , Formerly ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/23/2016)... May 23, 2016 According ... Share, Development, Growth and Demand Forecast to 2022 ... Other), by Application (Drug Discovery and Development, Proteomics, ... (Pharmaceuticals, Life Science and Biotechnology, Academic and Research ... Research, the global mass spectrometry market ...
(Date:5/23/2016)... , May 23, 2016 ... for detection of multiple diseases; ,Technology to be presented ... Yissum Research Development Company of the Hebrew ... into a research agreement with Aurum Ventures MKI, the technology ... development of a new diagnostic approach for early detection ...
(Date:5/23/2016)... -- The global  reprocessed medical devices market ... according to a new study by Grand View Research, ... the lack of centralized support for waste disposal in ... for reprocessed medical devices market. Additionally, the long-term cost-efficiency ... the original device is the high impact rendering driver ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: