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Free Ride? Statin Users Are Consuming More Calories
2014-04-28 13:23:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Statins are drugs designed to lower cholesterol in individuals at increased risk for cardiovascular disease, and a new study has suggests that these drugs are giving people a false sense of security. According to the study, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, individuals taking statins between 2009 and 2010 were consuming more calories and fat compared to those who used statins 10 years earlier. "We believe that this is...


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