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More than 200,000 die from preventable stroke, heart disease

...were getting the appropriate treatment and cholesterol-lowering drugs, compared with just 48 percent of those ages 40-64, Frieden said."Cholesterol-lowering drugs for those at risk are very effective, but too...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-09-03/more-200000-die-preventable-
Week in Review

...miles north to try to enroll in a wealthy suburban district. HEALTH: Results so far from three studies of the cholesterol-lowering drug Vytorin are not enough to prove or rule out a possible link to a higher risk of cancer, so the drug should...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/07/met_472307.shtml
Metro | Weather
Study: Healthy carbs may help heart

...not a huge about-face." Also in the same edition of the Journal, a study found that high doses of the cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor were no better at preventing recurrent heart attacks and heart-related deaths than regular doses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/16/liv_23272.shtml
Life & style
Company touts pills for middle-aged middle class

...like ads for prescription drugs. A casual viewer might not even distinguish an ad for Merck's prescription cholesterol-lowering drug Zocor from one for Berkeley's Rovicid. That's just because people don't understand what nutraceuticals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/22/bus_435160.shtml
Business
A new drug expected to shake up cholesterol market

...don't want the drug. Ballatyne welcomes the addition of Vytorin because he says it gives him three power cholesterol-lowering drugs to treat patients. But he said in the end price is an important factor. "Price is always an issue when it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/20/liv_422696.shtml
Life & style
Drugs raise health debate

...senior vice president at Georgia Bank and Trust in Augusta. Dr. Abdulla wanted to resolve the rest using cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins. But last week, Mr. Jones was surprised to see his statin, called Crestor, become the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/13/met_408613.shtml
Metro
Group pushes for statin's ban after woman's death

...citing 16 cases of serious side effects in urging a ban of the drug. Crestor is in the popular family of cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins. It won Food and Drug Administration approval in August, after a delay because of safety concerns...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/05/bus_407764.shtml
Business
Students receive look at medical school life

...sessions are used for pharmaceutical and medical sales representatives to speak on related topics, such as cholesterol-lowering drugs and prosthetic heart valves. Participants see hands-on learning in the afternoon, with sessions in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/24/met_382020.shtml
Metro | Greenbrier High School | Augusta State University
Study suggests diuretics be first choice to treat high blood pressure

...recruited for the blood pressure study. In the second study, also sponsored by the government institute, the cholesterol-lowering drug pravastatin was compared to usual care given to patients, which typically meant a low-cholesterol diet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/20/tec_365181.shtml
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Many adults should take cholesterol-lowering drugs

...half of all adults on cholesterol-lowering drugs. It turns out the numbers...79 who are eligible for cholesterol-lowering drug therapy. The guidelines...done on the benefits of cholesterol-lowering drugs for people in the at-risk...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/15/tec_333158.shtml
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