statins
Alfred Alberts, Lovastatin Discoverer, Dies
Alfred Alberts, Lovastatin Discoverer, Dies
Kerry Grens | Jul 5, 2018
The Merck biochemist found the compound that led to a popular cholesterol-lowering drug.
Statins Stimulate Bone Growth?
Statins Stimulate Bone Growth?
Kate Yandell | Sep 17, 2014
The cholesterol-lowering drugs could be used to treat people with two types of dwarfism, a study suggests.
Path Finding
Path Finding
Abby Olena | Mar 1, 2014
Biochemistry reveals the missing link in a pathway that archaea and some bacteria use to generate essential compounds.
Elder Pharmacology
Elder Pharmacology
Nir Barzilai | Jan 1, 2014
Studying and treating the chronic diseases associated with aging needs serious revamping.
Gene a Pain for Statin Users
Gene a Pain for Statin Users
Kate Yandell | Aug 28, 2013
A genetic variant may help explain why some patients experience muscle discomfort and dysfunction while taking the cholesterol-lowering medications.