High Cholesterol Decreases Parkinson’s Risk in Men

  • © Moira Dolan, MD

Total cholesterol and LDL (low density) cholesterol in men have been found in a long-term study to be linked to a lower risk of developing Parkinson’s. This was discovered by reviewing the lifetime medical history of over 261,000 men over age 40 no...

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Your Brain on Statins

  • © Moira Dolan, MD

There are mandatory warnings on the prescription drug label about statin drugs causing memory loss and thinking problems. So what’s up with the huge news that was made this month regarding a study that links high dose statin use to reduced risk of ...

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Statin Drugs and Aggression

  • © Moira Dolan, MD

A new study showed that after just six months on a statin medication, postmenopausal women were more likely to be aggressive than non-statin users. In contrast, for the most part, men on statins had a decrease in aggression, and this was linked to a ...

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The Great Statin Sales Job

  • © Moira Dolan, MD

3 to 4 additional days of life for years of statin treatment: that is average survival advantage conferred by taking a daily statin drug for years, according to a new study. A review of the 26 major statin studies showed that only 11 of them inclu...

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Statin Drugs Impair Normal Stem Cell Activity, Promote Aging

  • © Moira Dolan, MD

Statin drugs have some very undesirable effects on stem cells, but may have a singular good effect, too. Stem cells are the human body’s natural regenerative and repair cells. Researchers at Tulane University Health Sciences Center (New Or...

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