The 2003 Canadian recommendations for dyslipidemia management: Revisions are needed
- Low risk adults benefit from statins too. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;5/26/2012, Vol. 344 Issue 7858, p12
The article discuses a meta-analysis which notes that the benefit obtained from statin treatment by adults at low risk of cardiovascular disease and those above the thresholds are the same.
- PRAISE FOR PLAN TO BROADEN STATIN USE. // Nursing Standard;2/19/2014, Vol. 28 Issue 25, p10
The article reports on guidance on beginning preventive statin drug treatment which has been released by Great Britain's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence and discusses reaction to the guidance which was voiced by British cardiovascular care manager Jacqui Daly of the Walsall...
- If facts do not fit theory, the theory is wrong. Bamji, Andrew N. // BMJ: British Medical Journal;10/6/2012, Vol. 345 Issue 7877, p27
A letter is presented in response to the article "Statins for all?" by M. McCartney in the September 12, 2012 issue.
- Discontinuation of statins. Elliott, William T. // Hospital Medicine Alert;Jun2013 Pharmacology Watch, p2
The article discusses a cohort study conducted using data from two Boston, Massachusetts hospitals, which showed that patients who stop statins due to side effect if rechallenged can tolerate statins long-term.
- Statins may have fewer side effects than is claimed, analysis finds. Wise, Jacqui // BMJ: British Medical Journal;3/22/2014, Vol. 348 Issue 7950, p2
The article discusses research on the side effects of statins conducted by the National Heart and Lung Institute in London, England. The research, conducted by Ben Goldcare and colleagues, and published in an issue of the "European Journal of Preventive Cardiology," found that statins may have...
- Discussion urged with statins. // Clinical Advisor;May2015, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p28
No abstract available.
- Advice for older adults. // Mayo Clinic Health Letter;Nov2015, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p5
The article offers advice for adults older than 75 years about taking statin drugs such as having a careful analysis with one's doctor of the benefits and risks of statin use, reducing the statin dose by half, and having heart-healthy lifestyle habits.
- The Potential Effect of Statins on Rituximab Immunotherapy. Cragg, Mark S // PLoS Medicine;Mar2008, Vol. 5 Issue 3, pe77
The author discusses a new study showing that statins have an inhibitory effect upon rituximab treatment.
- Rebuttal. Manuel, Douglas G.; Tanuseputro, Peter; Mustard, Cameron A.; Schultz, Susan E.; Anderson, Geoffrey M.; Ardal, Sten; Alter, David A.; Laupacis, Andreas // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/12/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 8, p1037
Provides detailed responses to Jacquest Genest and his associates who did not do a good job of estimating the individual and population impact of their guidelines for the management and treatment of dyslipidemia.