"'Statin' Drugs Reduce Fracture Risk in Men"

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Teri16
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   Posted 9/29/2005 7:04 PM (GMT -6)   
Well this is potentially good news!  Another positive effect from a med that many take! tongue
 
"'Statin' Drugs Reduce Fracture Risk in Men"
 
"Men who take a cholesterol-lowering 'statin' drug (such as Lipitor or Zocor, for example) may be protecting more than their heart. A large study comprised mostly of elderly men shows that the drugs reduce the risk of suffering a bone fracture."
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/news/fullstory_27092.html
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