Statins for the reduction of risk of Alzheimer's disease.

@article{Scott2001StatinsFT,
  title={Statins for the reduction of risk of Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={H Damirji A Scott and K. O. Laake},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2001},
  volume={3},
  pages={
          CD003160
        }
}
BACKGROUND : Two recent clinical reports describe an association between statin therapy and a reduction in the occurrence of Alzheimer's disease by as much as 70 %. One report is a cross-sectional analysis of discharges among three hospitals, and the other is a nested case control study drawn from ambulatory patients of general practitioners in the UK. Because neither study is a randomized trial, the association noted between statin therapy and a reduced incidence of Alzheimer's disease may… CONTINUE READING

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