1. Statins Reduce Cholesterol, So Why Don't People Take Them?  Healthline
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A new survey shows only 6 percent of people take statins as directed. Researchers aren't sure why.A new survey shows only 6 percent of people take statins as directed. Researchers aren't sure why.

Statins Reduce Cholesterol, So Why Don't People Take Them?

Study: Taking statins for heart disease cuts risk in half, yet only 6 percent of patients taking as directed — (Details) | Tunis Daily News

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A new study has found that patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease cut their risk of a second major adverse cardiovascular event by almost 50A new study has found that patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease cut their risk of a second major adverse cardiovascular event by almost 50

Statin Medication Reduces Risk of Second Heart Attack, Yet Only Six Percent of Patients Taking as Directed, Study Finds - EIN News

Many patients said they were concerned about potential side-effects and others incorrectly believed taking statins was not important.Many patients said they were concerned about potential side-effects and others incorrectly believed taking statins was not important.

Only 6 percent of heart patients take statins as directed

Patients who have high triglycerides and take cholesterol-lowering statins to lower their risk for heart attack or stroke can cut that risk by another 30 percent by adding a high-dose omega-3 fatty acid pill, investigators report.Patients who have high triglycerides and take cholesterol-lowering statins to lower their risk for heart attack or stroke can cut that risk by another 30 percent by adding a high-dose omega-3 fatty acid pill, investigators report. The prescription drug, called Vascepa, is...

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