A review of research involving nearly 70,000 people found there was no link between what has traditionally been considered “bad” cholesterol and the premature deaths of people over the age of 60 from cardiovascular disease.
Published in the BMJ Open journal, the study also found that 92 percent of people with a high cholesterol level lived longer. They also found that the benefits from statin drug treatment have been “greatly exaggerated.”
In this News Shot, Joe Joseph discusses the study.
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