Statin link to lower Alzheimer's risk

Simple cholesterol drugs could prove the key to reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

Model of a brain with Alzheimer's

In a breakthrough finding, simple cholesterol drugs could prove the key to reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

An analysis of 400,000 Americans who took statins to lower cholesterol over a two-year period found that the higher their use, the less likely they were to develop Alzheimer’s over the next five years.

The study looked at people over 65 for a period of seven years and found that women has a 15 per cent lower incidence of the disease while for men, it was 12 per cent lower.

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    26th Oct 2018
    5:18pm
    Just lately I have seen nasty comments being made by US actresses about Meghan ,say that she has always been a climber and puts on a show ,Well I commend her,she made herself into what she is today,which is even better than her new family who got their position by which side of the bed they were born in
    Gerry


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