21 Feb '12, 4pm

Statins don't work in women (and other cardiovascular drug myths)

Statins don't work in women (and other cardiovascular drug myths)

Statins are the best-selling cardiovascular drugs in the world, and experts estimate that 20 million Americans currently take them. Their development represents one of our greatest achievements in the fight against coronary heart disease. Acting at the level of the liver, statins reduce LDL (bad) cholesterol, and since their release in 1987, they’ve saved many lives. Although we have solid scientific proof of statin benefits, lately these medicines have been the subject of intense controversy and clashes between experts. Let’s explore the battleground. Myth: Statins don’t work in women Pointing out that the majority of statin studies focus primarily on men, some claim that we don’t have sufficient evidence to support statin use in women. Critics are correct in their assertion that statin studies enrolled more men than women. But we have data on the impact of statins in ten...

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/health/fitness-well-being/stories/stat...

Tweets

Influential Women in Cleantech: Top 10 Women of...

renewableenergyworld.com 22 Feb '12, 3pm

In this second installment in our series on leading women in cleantech and sustainability sectors, we offer up our top pic...

New chemotherapy drug for prostate cancer avail...

todayonline.com 21 Feb '12, 9pm

SINGAPORE - A new chemotherapy drug for men suffering from advanced prostate cancer is now available in Singapore. The dru...

New chemo drug for prostate cancer available in S'pore

New chemo drug for prostate cancer available in...

channelnewsasia.com 21 Feb '12, 7am

SINGAPORE: A new chemotherapy drug for men suffering from advanced prostate cancer is now available in Singapore. The drug...

Here's the real reason women lust after Brad Pitt

Here's the real reason women lust after Brad Pitt

mnn.com 21 Feb '12, 5pm

SEXY ANTIBODIES: Brad Pitt appears at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in January 2012. (Photo: AFP) Women may drool over Ge...

Work in progress

Work in progress

ferrari.com 22 Feb '12, 7pm

Montmelo, 22 February – Another study day for Scuderia Ferrari: the F2012 is a complex creature according to Fernando Alon...

Work Fewer Hours, Save the Planet

Work Fewer Hours, Save the Planet

greenbiz.com 21 Feb '12, 4pm

What if, instead of telling people what not to do -- don't drive SUVs, don't live in big homes, don't buy too much stuff -...

Disability roadmap faces more work ahead

Disability roadmap faces more work ahead

channelnewsasia.com 21 Feb '12, 4pm

SINGAPORE: Cutting down red tape for employers who need funding to re-design jobs and work spaces and helping more childre...

in case u all missed it

in case u all missed it

e27.sg 22 Feb '12, 1am

Please learn to write a cover letter of some sort. It doesn’t have to be amazing but it should quickly tell me where you a...

International Women's Day is this Thurs- here a...

todayonline.com 04 Mar '12, 3am

It was while Ms Jolene Tan was studying for her Masters in Law at Harvard some years ago, that she came across a paper wri...

Programmable Drug Delivery Implant Performs Well in Clinical Trials

Programmable Drug Delivery Implant Performs Wel...

spectrum.ieee.org 16 Feb '12, 7pm

Researchers from the Boston-based medical technology company MicroCHIPS are presenting results this afternoon from their f...

#travelagencyhub: Travel News: Travel agency bo...

asiaone.com 19 Feb '12, 1am

The Star/Asia News Network Sunday, Feb 19, 2012 SEPANG, Malaysia: A businesswoman allegedly paid her staff to be drug mule...

Female Sneaker Fiend: Ode to Men who hate on Wo...

YOU ARE if you are female and you've got some crazy passion about your sneaks! You might have tons of sneakers or only a f...

#singapore Outfits for work & play!: Our weekly roundup of the best buys from the blogshops. #shopping #sales

#singapore Outfits for work & play!: Our weekly...

shopping.insing.com 22 Feb '12, 8am

Love online shopping but don’t know where to start? There is an indeed a dizzying array of shopping websites and blogshops...

Great piece on work ethic and what to few peopl...

domainshane.com 24 Feb '12, 11pm

Everybody Wants But Few Are Willing to Do The Work or Take the Risks By ShaneCultra - February 24, 2012 - 14 Comments Noth...

Wine, women, and song: After all, "wine, women ...

todayonline.com 19 Feb '12, 9pm

Who says opera is stuffy and prudish? Certainly not people who have encountered Don Giovanni. After all, "wine, women and ...