A 45-year-old member asked:
Do statins reduce the risk of getting dementia and alzheimer's disease?
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Geriatric Psychiatry 24 years experience
Unclear: There were some early data suggesting that statins lower the risk of developing alzheimer's type dementia but trials of them have not born out the early suggestive studies. So far, it appears that they do not.
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Geriatrics 40 years experience
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Last updated Dec 22, 2013
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