Study: Statins do not lower risk of dementia

07/12/2005 | NYTimes.com

The hope that cholesterol-lowering drugs would reduce the risk of Alzheimer's was not supported in a large study sponsored by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. The study of 2,800 people age 65 or older involved six kinds of statins and three nonstatins, but found no evidence any one drug was more effective than another against dementia, according to results in the Archives of Neurology.

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