Posted on January 31st, 2012 by
…While the researchers did not find a significant difference between men and women in the way statins work, they still cautioned that not enough data had yet been collected from women to mark a clear distinction. Twice as many studies were initially excluded from review because the researchers said they lacked information on the sex of the patients studied. "This study just screams for the need for sex-specific reporting," said Dr. Sharonne Hayes, director of Mayo Clinic's Women's Heart Clinic in Rochester, Minn., who was not involved in the study.
ABC News, 01/30/2012
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