Statins

Patients are warned not to shun statins after new research shows they are wrongly blamed for the aches and pains of old age New study suggests statins wrongly blamed for aches and pains in old age London...

Taking statins may protect the heart from damage during chemotherapy treatment for early-stage breast cancer, study suggests Canadian experts analysed the health records of 2,112 women who had chemo All...

Statins are just as effective for over-75s as for younger people and should be used to treat cardiovascular disease regardless of age, studies show Researchers reviewed data on hundreds of thousands of...

Elderly people SHOULD take statins because the pills slash the risk of early death by a quarter among over-75s Deaths from any cause were 25 per cent lower for those over 75 who took statins  Statins...

Statins may help fight obesity ‘by destroying bad gut bacteria linked to cardiovascular disease and bowel cancer’ Group of bad gut bacteria called Bact2 is more common in people with obesity  However...