Statins reduce cardiovascular disease risk in older people, study finds

Statins reduce the cardiovascular disease risk in older people
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Statin therapy should be more widely used among older people as it reduces the risk of heart attacks and strokes, according to Medical Research Council scientists. Working with Australian researchers, the UK scientists assessed the effects of statins in 187,000 people who took part in 28 clinical trials. Participants were divided into six age groups…

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