Unlikely that high cholesterol or statins increase the risk of dementia

Many patients stop taking medication for high cholesterol because they are afraid it may have negative side effects. But the observed association between risk of dementia and high cholesterol, may be caused by your lifestyle. More than 600,000 people in Norway take cholesterol-lowering medicines on prescription. The majority of these drugs are called statins. But […]

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Venezuela inflation slows to 7.5% m/m in July

Venezuela’s inflation slowed to 7.5% month-over-month in July, from 11.4% recorded in June, according to data released on Monday by the country’s central bank. Inflation in June caused worry when it topped double digits after nine months under that threshold, prompting President Nicolas Maduro’s administration to implement policies to curb rising prices. The government’s strategy […]

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