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DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Could statins help beat long-Covid?

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Could statins help beat long-Covid? It’s just one of the new treatments, along with a very low-calorie diet, being tested for a condition that affects 2million Britons There are some things you never fully appreciate until they are gone, such as your sense of smell and being able to walk upstairs without […]

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No Overall Statin Effect Seen on Dementia, Cognition

Statin therapy likely didn’t lead to dementia or even mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in older patients taking the drugs for cardiovascular (CV) primary prevention in a post hoc analysis of a trial that required normal cognitive ability for entry. Nor did statins, whether lipophilic or hydrophilic, appear to influence changes in cognition or affect separate […]