Statins: How a 40p statin can stop deadly form of blood poisoning

How a 40p statin can stop deadly form of blood poisoning By Pat Hagan PUBLISHED: 03:51 GMT, 15 January 2013 | UPDATED: 03:51 GMT, 15 January 2013 Drugs taken by around seven million people in Britain to lower cholesterol could also stop a deadly form of blood poisoning in its tracks.

Polypills: Why all over 50s should be offered four-in-one as they slash the risk of strokes and heart attacks

All over 50s 'should be offered polypill': Four-in-one drug could extend life by 11 years and prevent thousands of strokes and heart attacks | UPDATED: 01:06 GMT, 19 July 2012 Over-50s saw their blood pressure fell by 12 per cent after taking the pill daily for three months A four-in-one pill to slash the risk of heart disease should be made available for all over-50s, a leading doctor said yesterday.

Why EVERYONE over 50 needs to be taking statins: Cholesterol-busting pills cut risk of heart attack or stroke

Why EVERYONE over 50 needs to be taking statins: Cholesterol-busting pills cut risk of heart attack or stroke | UPDATED: 23:23 GMT, 16 May 2012 All over-50s should take statins to cut their risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke, researchers claim.

Why don"t GPS warn you that statins can harm your memory?

Why don't GPS warn you that statins can harm your memory | UPDATED: 23:29 GMT, 2 April 2012 Seven million people in Britain have been prescribed statins John Holliday had been on a higher 40mg dose of cholesterol pills for only a few weeks when he started to lose his concentration.

Terry Jones: "I took statins, but I think it reduced my sex drive, so I stopped"

'I took statins for a bit, but I think it reduced my sex drive, so I stopped': Under the microscope with Terry Jones The Monty Python star, 69, on being obsessed with Jane Austen, never suffering from hangovers and what kept him awake for years Any vices 'Jane Austen.