Over 50’s Could Benefit From Statins

“If we want to prevent heart attacks and strokes that come out of the blue in people with no previous evidence of problems – and about half such events happen in the absence of any prior history of disease – then we have to identify and treat people who are currently healthy but are known to be at increased risk of developing heart disease,” said Professor Colin Baigent of Oxford University, co-author of the study. The Guardian

It’s only just dawned on me they’re talking about people like me! As far as the study goes, who knows, but I’m sure the manufacturers are going to be happy with everybody over 50 taking their drugs!