Statins Fail to Help Healthy Older People

Statin drugs that lower cholesterol are among the most important tools cardiologists have for preventing heart disease among middle-aged patients. Until recently, however, no one knew whether drugs such as atorvastatin or simvastatin would benefit healthy older adults. A study published in The BMJ suggests that statins fail to protect these older individuals from cardiovascular … Continue reading Statins Fail to Help Healthy Older People