Monday, 23 April 2012

Deadly Skin Cancer-Heart Disease-Melanoma-Statins

Anti-cholesterol statins don't reduce melanoma risk: study

(Reuters) - Despite earlier indications that people taking cholesterol-lowering Statins might have a reduced risk of developing Melanoma, a study of thousands of women found that the popular drugs do nothing to prevent the Deadly Skin Cancer. Evidence from experiments on cells and one trial in people had suggested some of the same properties of statins that protect against Heart Disease might also prevent melanoma, the most lethal type of skin cancer. ... read more..

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