statin

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n statin a medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase
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Usage

In literature:

I'd want references from the folks he'd worked for, statin' that he was honest and capable and all that.
"Shavings" by Joseph C. Lincoln
I wuz only statin' the solemn facts and truth of the matter.
"Samantha Among the Brethren, Part 3." by Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
I wuz only statin' the solemn facts and truth of the matter.
"Samantha Among the Brethren, Complete" by Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
I am merely statin' what, in my opinion, would be the Lord's will on the subject.
"Samantha at the World's Fair" by Marietta Holley
I didn't let anything go just by statin' it bald.
"Torchy, Private Sec." by Sewell Ford
Three or four times he seems to be just on the point of statin' it to me but never can quite get a start.
"Torchy and Vee" by Sewell Ford
That was statin' the case mild, too.
"Torchy As A Pa" by Sewell Ford
Meanwhile Miss Leroy gets around to statin' the real reason why we're bein' honored.
"The House of Torchy" by Sewell Ford
Maybe you're statin' facts as to this job which, you say, is coming up.
"The Coyote" by James Roberts
I'm simply statin' a fact.
"Just William" by Richmal Crompton
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In poetry:

Hark to the Sourdough story, told at sixty below,
When the pipes are lit and we smoke and spit
Into the campfire glow.
Rugged are we and hoary, and statin' a general rule,
A genooine Sourdough story
Ain't no yarn for the Sunday School.
"A Sourdough Story" by Robert W Service

In news:

Is Fibrate-Statin Ban a Bad Idea.
"Additional research will be needed to clarify if and how statins might influence survival in cancer patients," he says.
Statins Use Linked To Reduction In Cancer Mortality.
Your search for "Sticking to a Statin Regimen Pays Off" returned 754 results.
Sticking to a Statin Regimen Pays Off.
But he said it does not mean people with cancer should start taking statins .
Statin Use May Lower Risk of Death by Cancer.
New research suggests statin use may lower the risk of death by cancer.
Over the past few years, cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins have become the most widely prescribed medicines in the world.
Like most drugs, statins have side effects.
The so-called " statin " drugs are the prescription of choice for people with high cholesterol.
The Food and Drug Administration announced on Tuesday the changes to the safety information on the labels of statins such as Pfizer Inc's Lipitor, AstraZeneca's Crestor and Merck & Co's Zocor that are taken by tens of millions of people.
We're overdosing on cholesterol-lowering statins , and the consequence could be a sharp increase in the incidence of Type 2 diabetes.
For patients without diabetes, the average age for which the odds of developing cataracts were at least 50 percent was 57.3 years for those not using statins compared with 54.9 years for those taking statins .
Mercury in Vaccines, Obesity & the ' Statin Revolution' The Nation.
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