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Statins may prevent cataracts

New research has shown that statins, medication used to reduce cholesterol, could reduce your risk of cataracts by up to 50 per cent.


Could statins prevent dementia?

A new nationwide Taiwanese study has found that statins can prevent dementia in older people. Find out which statins could protect your mental health.

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Cholesterol medication controversy

At least one in 10 Australians aged over 65 takes cholesterol-lowering medication

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Cholesterol drugs linked to cataracts

A new study carried out at the University of Waterloo in Canada has discovered a link between the use of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs and an increased risk of age-related cataracts

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How safe is your cholesterol medication?

Statins, medication prescribed to people at high risk of heart attack or stroke, have hit the headlines with claims they are causing terrible side-effects in everyone taking them. But what is the reality and is your cholesterol medication safe?