Statins reduce deaths from coronary heart disease by 28 per cent in men, according to longest ever study — ScienceDaily

Source: Statins reduce deaths from coronary heart disease by 28 per cent in men, according to longest ever study — ScienceDaily

The researchers found that giving pravastatin to men with ‘very high’ LDL reduced twenty year mortality rates by 18 per cent. Statins also reduced the overall risk of death by coronary heart disease by 28 per cent, and reduced the risk of death by other cardiovascular disease by 25 per cent among those with very high LDL cholesterol.

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