respiratory
COPD

Statin use may need re-assessing in COPD


Cardiovascular disease is up to five times more common in people with COPD, the largest systematic review to date finds. The analysis of 29 studies published over a 15 year period found a nearly 2·5 times increased risk of cardiovascular disease overall, and a two to five times higher risk of major cardiovascular diseases. According to the ...

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