Statins can be stopped toward the end of life

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Researchers from Duke University School of Medicine recruited 381 people who were not expected to live for more than a year. About half the participants were randomly assigned to stop taking statins. According to researchers, the group that stopped taking the drugs did have a small improvement in their quality of life scores, compared to those who continued to take the medications. Via Reuters. Posted March 24, 2015.

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Alanna M. is a graduate of Pace University.


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