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June 23, 2006

Aaron Spelling Dies at 83

The guilty-pleasure producer, whose prime-time hits, including Charlie's Angels, Dynasty and Beverly Hills, 90210, were often dismissed by critics, but more often embraced by audiences, died Friday, five days after suffering a stroke. He was 83. (eonline.com)

Posted by news editor at 09:35 PM

June 21, 2006

Aaron Spelling Has Stroke

Aaron Spelling, producer of TV’s “Beverly Hills, 90210” and “Charlie’s Angels,” suffered a stroke at his Holmby Hills estate over the weekend and was being treated at home, his publicist said Wednesday. (MSNBC)

Posted by news editor at 02:12 PM

June 04, 2006

Swedish Report On Dangers of High Doses of Statins

A Swedish warning on the potential risks of using statins in high doses has triggered strong criticism from some of the top U.S. cardiologists.

The timing of the debate is apt: Recently revised recommendations in the United States call for lowering cholesterol more than ever before as a way of reducing the risk of heart disease, and that translates into more people taking statins, and in higher doses. (Excite.com)

Posted by news editor at 09:27 AM