Savill P. Statins are as beneficial in women as men. Practitioner 2012;256 (1749): 8

Statins are as beneficial in women as men

21 Mar 2012Pais-up subscribers

A large meta-analysis has shown that statins are just as effective in women as in men for reducing cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality. The analysis included 141,235 patients, 40,275 of whom were women, from studies such as JUPITER, ALLHAT-LLT, ASCOT-LLA, the Heart Protection Study, PROVE-IT and TNT.

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