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    New study shows the benefit of lower cholesterol
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    iride6606 posted:
    Very interesting article that sums thins up very well. A couple of important points;

    Lower cholesterol is linked to an overall 22% reduction in cardiac events in individuals WITH heart disease, that is huge.

    5 years after the end of the 4S study for Simvastatin, the statin groups have a 35% reduction in LDL and 30% reduction in mortality due to heart disease to date, that too s huge.

    The Treating To new Targets (TNT) is proving that lower cholesterol is medically superior.

    Take a look and give it a read, it's really a great article.

    http://www.forbes.com/sites/johnlamattina/2013/03/01/do-we-really-need-head-to-head-comparison-trials-with-statins-to-improve-cardiac-health/?partner=yahootix
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