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After years of uncertainty, study finds statins can benefit all ages, including those over 75

After years of uncertainty, study finds statins can benefit all ages, including those over 75

CNN - By Sandee LaMotte, CNN

(CNN) — A new analysis of clinical trials reverses current thinking on giving statins to most people over 75, finding that the cholesterol-lowering drugs benefit all ages with minimal risk. "There has been a longstanding controversy over whether statins are effective and safe in the elderly," said …

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