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Researchers identify a common genetic variant linked to muscle pains in statin users

People who have been prescribed statins to lower their cholesterol levels sometimes complain of muscle aches and pains and therefore stop taking their medication in the belief that it is causing their symptoms. This puts them at higher risk of … Continue reading

Published Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 at 12:05 am
Posted in Cardiology, Genetics
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