Posts tagged cardiovascular
Statins - Analysing the Media Hype

Statins are the most widely prescribed drugs in the world today, which means the next time you visit your doctor, depending on your symptoms, he may very well discuss them with you. However, if you read the tsunami of scientific research on statins, these drugs are surrounded by controversy with some studies hailing them as life-savers and others warning against their use.

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Cardiovascular Month

Take heart - nine out of ten strokes can be prevented.

Did you know, in the United States, someone has a heart attack every 34 seconds and every minute someone dies from a heart-related incident?

Did you know that around 50% of people who have a heart attack, have normal lipid (cholesterol) levels?

And did you know that heart disease is, in most cases, preventable?

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