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Why Statin Drug Therapy Is Less Effective for Women

There’s compelling evidence that they are less effective for women than for men. A ten-year study of over 52,000 subjects, conducted by Norwegian researchers showed that women with “high cholesterol” levels (above 270 mg/dL) had close to 30 percent less chance of dying of heart disease, a heart attack, or a stroke than those women […]

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