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Statins improve heart attack recovery

Administration of statins, or hypolipidemic agents improve the outcome for heart attack sufferers as early as 24 hours after the initial insult by decreasing complications and the risk of dying. Improvements were compared to those people who had never taken statins.

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About: Statins improve heart attack recovery

Date: 29 August 2005

Source: Reuters

Author: Anthony J. Brown

URL: http://today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=healthNews&storyID=2005-08-29T183510Z_01_SCH966913_RTRIDST_0_HEALTH-STATIN-DRUGS-DC.XML

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