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Study on Statins and Stroke

October 19, 2010

Mayo Clinic researchers have shown that patients who were taking statins before a stroke experienced better outcomes and recovery than patients who weren't on the drug, even when their cholesterol levels were ideal. That finding is reported in the current issue of the Journal of Stoke and Cerebrovascular Diseases. Wyatt Decker, M.D. discusses the study and its findings.

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