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Cholesterol drug may lower risk of stroke
Cholesterol drug may lower risk of stroke (May 22, 2015 - Insidermedicine) From France - A new report published in the BMJ finds that cholesterol drugs may lower risk of stroke. Researchers followed over 7,400 men and and women with an average age of 74 years. Participants had no history of vascular events and were followed up for an average of nine years. Results showed that those who used a lipid lowering drug (statin or fibrate) had a 30% reduced risk of stroke when compared to nonusers.
 
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