This database contains 6 studies, archived under the term: "hypercholesterolemia"
Effects of simvastatin on cholesterol metabolism and Alzheimer disease biomarkers
Preclinical and epidemiologic studies suggest a protective effect of statins on Alzheimer disease (AD). Experimental evidence indicates that some statins can cross the blood-brain barrier, alter brain cholesterol metabolism, and may ultimately decrease the production of amyloid-beta (Abeta) peptide. Despite these promising leads, clinical trials have yielded inconsistent results regarding the benefits of statin treatment […]