Could Statins Raise Diabetes Risk?
THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- Certain statins -- the widely used cholesterol-lowering drugs -- may increase your chances of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.
Statins May Hamper Workout Results
THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- Statins are proven drugs
taken by millions to lower their cholesterol, but the medications
also could hamper heart patients' ability to improve their
cardiovascular health through exercise, researchers say.
Certain COPD Meds Might Raise Heart Risks, Study Says
MONDAY, May 20 (HealthDay News) -- Long-acting inhaled medications used by millions of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may raise the risk of cardiovascular complications among older patients, a new large Canadian study reveals.
Sports May Be OK With Defibrillator, Study Says
MONDAY, May 20 (HealthDay News) -- Although people with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) are often advised to avoid activities more strenuous than golf or bowling, new research suggests that many people with these heart devices can participate in more vigorous sports.