Statins Associated with Decreased Risk for Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) and Death, Even in Very Old Adults

A study of adults aged 60 years and older found that the use of statin therapy as primary cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention was effective for preventing CVD and all-cause mortality, even in adults aged 85 years and older. The study was published in the Annals of Internal Medicine on May 28, 2024. The article is titledBenefits and Risks Associated with Statin Therapy for Primary Prevention in Old and Very Old Adults: Real-World Evidence from a Target Trial Emulation Study.”
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