Tag: Statin

Statins can save lives, are they being used?

ROCHESTER, Minn. ? People who have coronary artery disease, stroke or peripheral artery disease often are prescribed a statin, a cholesterol-lowering drug that reduces the risk of heart attack or stroke. In a recent publication in JAMA Network Open, Mayo Clinic researchers identify trends in statin use across the […]

Cholesterol lowering drugs linked to improved gut bacteria composition in obese people

The human gut microbiota consists of trillions of bacteria, fungi and virus constituting an inner chemical factory producing a multitude of microbial compounds affecting immunity, neurobiology and metabolism of the human host. It has for long been known that imbalances in the composition of gut microbes link with […]

Quali paesi hanno la migliore assistenza sanitaria? Italia n. 12, prima Andorra

Né il Canada né il Giappone incrinano la top 10, e gli Stati Uniti finiscono al triste 35 ° posto, l’Italia invece è al 12 posto per livello tra in grandi paesi europei e battiamo la Francia, secondo una classifica molto attesa della qualità dell’assistenza sanitaria in 195 […]

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