Statin Use Linked To Less Physical Activity in Older Men

June 10, 2014 7:34 AM

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Statin Use Linked To Less Physical Activity in Older Men

Older men who frequently use statins are more likely to engage in less physical activities than men who don't use the drug, a new study finds.

Statin use is very common among older adults. It is a class of drug that is used to lower cholesterol levels in the body. Though it may offer a string of health benefits, there may be some negative consequences of extensive statin use. Researchers from Oregon State University found that frequent use...

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