Crestor News

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6/20/2017
Study Hints at Link Between Some Statins, Parkinson's Risk

But the connection was only seen with certain types of the cholesterol-lowering drugs

11/9/2016
High-Dose Statins Boost Survival: Study

Increased doses reduced death risk in those with existing heart disease

12/1/2014
Statins Won't Help Protect Bones, Study Finds

But they don't raise the risk of fractures, doctor notes

9/15/2014
Older Patients More Likely to Fill Prescriptions for Generic Statins: Study

Higher use of cheaper types of cholesterol-lowering drugs led to a lower risk of heart problems

7/24/2013
Statin Use May Reduce Parkinson's Risk, Study Says

Stopping cholesterol-lowering drug could raise odds of the disease, researchers suggest

3/20/2013
High-Dose Statins Linked to Acute Kidney Damage

Large study doesn't prove connection, but experts say patients should ask doctors about concerns

5/1/2012
Better Ways Needed to Track Drug Safety: Report

Medicines should be monitored throughout their 'life cycles,' from approval onward

3/19/2012
Could Statins Help Prevent Pneumonia?

Study suggests possible modest effect, but drugs shouldn't be taken for this use, experts say

2/29/2012
Could a Statin Lower Your Risk for Depression?

Study finds heart patients who take the cholesterol-lowering drugs less apt to be depressed

1/30/2012
Statins Equally Effective in Women and Men

Cholesterol-lowering drugs reduce cardiovascular events, death for both sexes, researchers say

11/29/2011
Lipitor Goes Generic, Saving Patients Money

Top-selling cholesterol-lowering drug will be available to more people