Source: British Heart Foundation
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Date of publication: February 2019
Publication type: Research
In a nutshell: According to new research that we part-funded, statins lower the risk of heart attack and stroke in all ages, including older people over the age of 75. The study was published in The Lancet. This new study also revealed that statin therapy did not increase the risk of deaths from diseases not linked to the heart, including cancer.
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Acknowledgement: British Heart Foundation