Heart Failure

Statin meta-analysis provides strong evidence for benefits in over 75s

Statin therapy produces significant reductions in major vascular events irrespective of age, including in people over 75 years, according to an Australian meta-analysis. Published in The Lancet, the systematic review by researchers at the NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre (CTC) compared the effects of statin therapy in nearly 187,000 people who had taken part in 28 large randomised ...

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