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After Generics Enter Market, World's Top Selling Drug Sees Sales Plunge

AP | By LINDA A. JOHNSON | Posted 12.20.2011 | Business

TRENTON, N.J. -- Sales of cholesterol blockbuster Lipitor plunged by half barely a week after the world's top-selling drug got its first U.S. generic ...

Buyer Beware: Statins To Lower Cholesterol Are Not a Panacea

Christiane Northrup, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christiane Northrup, MD

I'm sure that many of you read about the study showing that Crestor, a popular statin drug manufactured by AstraZeneca, has been found to confer an ad...

Study: Cholesterol Drug Lowers Blood Clot Risk

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

ORLANDO, Fla. — Statin drugs, taken by millions of Americans to lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease, also can cut the risk of developing...

Study: New Cholesterol Drug Cuts Risk Of Heart Attack, Stroke For Everyone

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

NEW ORLEANS — People with low cholesterol and no big risk for heart disease had dramatically lower rates of heart attacks, death and stroke if t...