Category: Prevention


Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases

Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading cause of premature death in Europe and are important causes of disability and contributes substantially to the rising cost of health care. Underlying atherosclerosis is developed insidiously in...


Statins – Lipid-Lowering Medication

Statins are a class of drugs that lower blood cholesterol. Statins work by inhibiting an enzyme that participates in the synthesis of cholesterol; thereby lowering cholesterol is the main biochemical consequence. Following large-scale studies,...