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Anti-fungal drug stops blood vessel growth

... screening test did show that cholesterol-lowering statins also appear to stop blood vessel growth,?Liu says, “so there is likely some important connection between cholesterol and angiogenesis.? While the researchers still must tease out exactly how itraconazole works to stop vessel growth, and test it in...

Patients can report statins' adverse effects on new web site

... and cholesterol are familiar with the benefits of statins and other cholesterol drugs, but are unfamiliar wi...geared toward expanding knowledge of the impact of statins in order to better inform the public and the medical community. By filling out the web site survey,...

Statins stop hepatitis C virus from replicating

...Ikeda of Okayama University in Japan, tested other statins in search of a more effective anti-HCV therapy. U... lovastatin, pravastatin and simvastatin. When the statins were tested alone, all except pravastatin inhibited HCV replication. Fluvastatin had the strongest e...

Statins have neutral effect on risk of cancer

The cholesterol-lowering medications called statins do not appear to reduce the incidence of cancer or... issue of JAMA. Other studies have suggested that statins reduce the risk of developing cancer, the authors provide as background information in the review ar...

Bone and cartilage growth to blame for heart valve disease

...he door to the idea that medical therapies such as statins may be able to play a role in preventing or slowin...In an early pioneering study, animals treated with statins had significantly less heart valve disease than the control animals that were not treated. The resul...

Intensive statin therapy may partially reverse plaque build-up in arteries

...ths of treatment. "Previous similar studies with statins have shown slowing of coronary disease, but not regression. This regimen significantly lowered bad cholesterol, and surprisingly, markedly increased good cholesterol levels," said Steven Nissen, M.D., F.A.C.C., of the Cleveland Clinic and lead autho...

'Bad' enzymes may wear white hats after stroke

...lesterol levels. "I did some work suggesting that statins might counteract the hemorrhagic effect of tPA and... MMP-9 where MMPs would harm rather than help, and statins might help counteract that. So statins could play a role in treating Alzheimer's disease." Wang le...

Access to existing medical treatments could save more lives than spending to improve the treatments

...point. They used two case studies -- one involving statins and the other antiplatelet drugs -- to show that t...nts. The study shows that the billions invested in statins and clot-busting drugs failed to reach the break-even point, thus saving fewer lives than if gaps in...

Recreating 'Flowers for Algernon' with a happy ending

...rials currently under review to test the effect of statins in children and adults born with NF1. The finding...e raced into my lab and shared what he'd learned: statins work on the Ras protein that is altered by NF1 and play a key role in learning and memory," recalled...

Insight into natural cholesterol control suggests novel cholesterol-lowering therapy

...ere. However, inhibition of reductase function by statins also limits the availability of regulatory intermediates that govern reductase activity, contributing to a major increase in active reductase that becomes progressively harder to control, according to the researchers. The new findings suggest that dr...

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