Statins or not? New study aims to help doctors and patients decide

( CNN) The thought that comes to mind when you hear the word “statin” may depend on your age. Below the age of 40 and you may not have come across them, but for everyone else, these medications can be something they love, or equally as often, loathe. Statins are a class of drugs used…

Should link between dementia and artificial sweeteners be taken with a pinch of salt?

How peoples capacity for forgetfulness and lies may have impacted on research tying stroke and dementia to diet drinks They were supposed to be the healthy alternative to their sugar-rich siblings. But now lovers of diet colas and other low-calorie drinks have been hit by news that will radically undermine those credentials: a counterintuitive analyse…