Is the statin drug causing my muscle pain?

Is the statin drug causing my muscle pain?

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts Q: I take simvastatin to lower my cholesterol. I have been on the…

Genetic testing to predict medication side effects

Genetic testing to predict medication side effects

Medication side effects are a big problem. It’s estimated that about half of filled prescriptions are not taken as directed,…

Statin use doesn’t always mean a coenzyme Q10 supplement is needed

Statin use doesn’t always mean a coenzyme Q10 supplement is needed

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have heard that taking coenzyme Q10 is good for people who take statins.…

Many ways to lower cholesterol will reduce heart disease risk

Many ways to lower cholesterol will reduce heart disease risk

Harvard Health Blog By Deepak Bhatt, M.D., M.P.H. Several contemporary clinical trials have shown that cholesterol-lowering statin drugs reduce the…

The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Statins likely help, not cause, fatty liver

The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Statins likely help, not cause, fatty liver

By Howard LeWine, M.D., Tribune Content Agency Q: Is a fatty liver a result or side effect of being on…