Patients say lack of physician guidance and fear of side effects are why they don’t take statins as prescribed
Despite guidelines indicating that statins can lower risk of heart attack and stroke, many patients who could benefit do not take them. More than half of eligible patients…
Taking Statins for Heart Disease Cuts Risk of Second Serious Event in Half, Yet Only Six Percent of Patients Are Following as Directed
A new study has found that patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease cut their risk of a second major adverse cardiovascular event by almost 50 percent, if they adhere…
Study: More Than One-Third of Patients Risking Major Bleeding By Doubling Up on Blood Thinners
A daily aspirin is a commonly used, generally safe therapy for people who need help preventing heart attacks or stroke.
Could Medical Marijuana Help Grandma and Grandpa with Their Ailments?
New Study Shows It May Be Safe and Effective for Symptoms of Chronic Disease