Hip fracture risk in statin users—a population-based Danish case-control study

Based on animal studies, statins (3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitors) have been suggested as potential agents in the treatment of osteoporosis. In some epidemiological studies, statins have been associated with a reduced fracture risk. Our objective was to examine associations between statin treatment and risk of hip fracture in a… CONTINUE READING