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Statins

Statins are medicines used to lower cholesterol. They are recommended for people who are at risk of cardiovascular disease. Find out more about how statins work and read our trusted partner pages.

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Peripheral vascular disease treament

Lifestyle changes and medicines are the main types of treatment used in the management of peripheral vascular disease (PVD). Find out about treatment options for PVD.

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Coronary heart disease treatment

Although there is no cure for coronary heart disease, there are a range of treatments your doctor might recommend to reduce your risk. Find out how coronary heart disease is treated.

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Rhabdomyolysis

Rhabdomyolysis happens when muscle tissue is destroyed and their contents released into the bloodstream. Find out more about its symptoms and treatments.

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Heart attack diagnosis

With a heart attack, every minute counts. Know the warning signs of a heart attack and what to do if you or someone around you experience the warning signs.

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What causes diarrhoea?

Diarrhoea usually occurs when fluid cannot be absorbed from your bowel contents, or when extra fluid is secreted into the bowel. Find out what causes diarrhoea.

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Is butter really better?

Butter is back in fashion because it's 'all natural', but since it's high in fat, is it healthier than margarine? And what about cholesterol-lowering spreads?

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Blindness

Blindness and low vision can seriously affect every part of your life, but help and support – and in some cases, even treatment – are available. Find out more.

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