cardiology
Medicines

Negative statin study labelled ‘irresponsible’

An Australian endocrinologist has called authors of a US study irresponsible for pedalling claims that statins provide no benefit for primary cardiovascular disease prevention in older patients. Director of lipid services at the Austin Hospital in Melbourne, Professor Richard O’Brien has criticised the JAMA study widely publicised this week its ‘poor design’ and for using ...

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