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Nearly all men over 60 and women over 75 eligible for statins, analysis suggests – The Guardian

01:05 EDT 1 Aug 2017 | Life Sciences Health

The GuardianNearly all men over 60 and women over 75 eligible for statins, analysis suggestsThe GuardianThe analysis studied the Nice-endorsed algorithm for calculating cardiovascular disease risk and compared it to 2011 Heath Survey for England data to estimate statin eligibility. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images. Statins ...Statins: Almost every older person should be given potentially life-saving drugs, study findsThe IndependentGive statins to ALL men at 60 and women from 75: Harvard experts say drug is vital to saving livesDaily Mail'6m people miss out on life-saving statins' More patients should be given beneficial drugExpress.co.ukPulse -GP online -AOL UK -iNewsall 13 news articles

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