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(University of Helsinki) Statin medication seems to reduce the risk of repeated surgery in patients who undergo a vitrectomy to treat a detached retina, shows the new study. The researchers believe that statins might prevent the formation of scar tissue inside the eye.
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Statins (or HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors) are a class of drug used to lower cholesterol levels by inhibiting the enzyme HMG-CoA reductase, which plays a central role in the production of cholesterol in the liver. Increased cholesterol levels have been as...
Pharmacy is the science and technique of preparing as well as dispensing drugs and medicines. It is a health profession that links health sciences with chemical sciences and aims to ensure the safe and effective use of pharmaceutical drugs. The scope of...