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Benefits of statins may have been overstated – new study

roger ashford/Shutterstock Paula Byrne, RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences Cholesterol-lowering statins are one of the world’s most commonly used medicines. They were first approved for people with a high risk of cardiovascular disease in 1987. By 2020, global sales were estimated to have approached US$1 trillion (£764 billion). However, there has been an ongoing debate about whether or …

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