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Is there a link between Statins and Alzheimer’s disease?

Researchers at the University of Southern California have suggested that taking statins may substantially reduce a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Along with other types of dementia, Alzheimer’s has now replaced heart disease as the leading cause of death in England and Wales1. In the UK alone, 8 million people take statins on a … Continued

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Study suggests testing people at a young age for Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) could prevent 600 heart attacks per year

Researchers at the Queen Mary University of London carried out cholesterol and genetic tests on 10,000 children between the age of one and two years old to further investigate the severely under diagnosed condition, commonly known as FH. The disorder is not solely the result of an unhealthy lifestyle as those with the FH have … Continued

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FH Awareness Day: 24th September 2016

Saturday 24th September is FH Awareness Day and Randox Biosciences want to join in on the campaign to discuss FH, a severely underdiagnosed cardiovascular condition. We would like to raise awareness of this disorder and discuss how our dedicated scientists have developed a test to detect FH. Let’s discuss the facts so you, #KnowFH! What … Continued

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