Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Study claims lowering cholesterol may NOT slash heart attack risk  | Daily Mail Online

Study claims lowering cholesterol may NOT slash heart attack risk  | Daily Mail OnlineMillions of people may be needlessly taking statins every day: Study claims lowering cholesterol may NOT slash heart attack risk
Study: Lowering cholesterol below a certain level doesn't cut heart risk
Reducing level of 'bad' LDL cholesterol from a ‘high’ to a ‘moderate’ level did have an impact on heart risk, reducing heart emergencies by 13%
But reducing levels from 'moderate' to 'low' levels - roughly the level targeted by the NHS - had no effect on patients at all