Definition of 'statin'
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The alternative to statin use is a greatly increased risk of heart attack and stroke. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The study found statin treatment meant a significant reduction in risk of death in both men and women. Times, Sunday Times (2015)To take a statin, or not to take a statin? Times, Sunday Times (2012)US research found statin users were a fifth less likely to die from the disease. The Sun (2015)AROUND 75 per cent of the people who take a statin do not have a diagnosed heart problem. The Sun (2012)The insurer based its refusal on the fact that I had taken statin tablets during that period for raised cholesterol. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Also ask your doctor for statin medication - to stop your partially blocked artery getting worse - and blood pressure monitoring. The Sun (2015)They found that 36 per cent of statin users had cataracts diagnosed compared with about 34 per cent of people not taking them. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Don't expect a daily pill to do all the work since it almost certainly won't for most people who take a statin. Times, Sunday Times (2016)US doctors matched 7,000 statin users to 7,000 otherwise similar people who were not taking the drugs. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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