1. Half of statins patients don’t hit ‘healthy’ cholesterol levels  Malay Mail
  2. Statins lack desired effect for half of patients, study finds  The Guardian
  3. Half of patients taking statins won't reach 'healthy' cholesterol levels  Daily Mail
  4. Statins failing adequately to reduce cholesterol in 'half' of patients  The Telegraph
  5. Half of statins patients don't hit 'healthy' cholesterol levels  New Straits Times
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Nottingham University researchers used data from 165,400 British people. They found the cheap pills had no significant impact for 49 per cent of the patients.Nottingham University researchers used data from 165,400 British people. They found the cheap pills had no significant impact for 49 per cent of the patients.

Half of patients taking statins won't reach 'healthy' cholesterol levels | Daily Mail Online

PARIS, April 16 — Millions of patients around the world taking statins to lower the risk of heart disease fail to achieve the recommended levels of cholesterol reduction after two years of treatment, new research said yesterday. Statins — a class of medicines designed to reduce cholesterol...PARIS, April 16 — Millions of patients around the world taking statins to lower the risk of heart disease fail to achieve the recommended levels of cholesterol reduction after two years of treatment, new research said yesterday. Statins — a class of medicines designed to reduce cholesterol...

Half of statins patients don’t hit ‘healthy’ cholesterol levels | Life | Malay Mail

“I think this #statins research is interesting. But what I don't understand is my cholesterol is monitored annually by my GP and so we know they work for me. Is this not happening with other patients? https://t.co/uuMePEK4SR https://t.co/8e5GSEVDyq”

David Gregory-Kumar on Twitter: "I think this #statins research is interesting. But what I don't understand is my cholesterol is monitored annually by my GP and so we know they work for me. Is this not happening with other patients? https://t.co/uuMePEK4SR… https://t.co/uf1YbSXjz1"

“Statins do not work for more than half of patients, a @UniofNottingham study reveals. 7million Brits take the pills to reduce #cholesterol — lowering the risk of heart attacks. But 51 per cent fail to see a significant drop in cholesterol. #statins @rcgp https://t.co/G0zZnGPRNQ”

Shaun Wooller on Twitter: "Statins do not work for more than half of patients, a @UniofNottingham study reveals. 7million Brits take the pills to reduce #cholesterol — lowering the risk of heart attacks. But 51 per cent fail to see a significant drop in cholesterol. #statins @rcgp https://t.co/G0zZnGPRNQ"

Statins are failing adequately to reduce cholesterol in more than half of patients, a major review has found.Statins are failing adequately to reduce cholesterol in more than half of patients, a major review has found.

Statins failing adequately to reduce cholesterol in 'half' of patients

Half of patients who are prescribed statins fail to reach healthy cholesterol levels within two years of starting the treatment, research has suggested.The results, experts said, could indicate that patients are failing to stick to prescribed regimes or doctors are not prescribing high enough dosHalf of patients who are prescribed statins fail to reach healthy cholesterol levels within two years of starting the treatment, research has suggested. The results, experts said, could indicate...

Half of statin users miss healthy cholesterol target | News | The Times

Around seven million Brits are on the pills to cut cholesterol and lower the risk of heart attacks and strokesSTATINS do not work for more than half of patients, a study reveals. Around seven million Brits are given then 4p-a-day pills to reduce cholesterol levels — lowering the risk of heart attacks and s…

Half of patients on statins fail to reach healthy cholesterol levels after two years, study reveals

The British Heart Foundation says work needs to be done to find out why some people do not respond to the medication The British Heart Foundation says work needs to be done to find out why some people do not respond to the medication

Statins are not effective at lowering cholesterol levels for half of patients - Mirror Online

Fresh research questions the merit of the cholesterol-lowering pills taken by millions of Britons.Fresh research questions the merit of the cholesterol-lowering pills taken by millions of Britons.

Statins 'don't work well for one in two people' - BBC News

MILLIONS of patients are missing out on the benefits of statins and face a potentially deadly heart attack or stroke. Half of those prescribed the cholesterol-busting drugs did not achieve a healthy blood count within two years and patients failed to take the correct dose, according to a study. Around six million people in Britain take statins – which can be as cheap as 3p a day – but for many, the risk remains dangerously high.MILLIONS of patients are missing out on the benefits of statins and face a potentially deadly heart attack or stroke. Half of those prescribed the cholesterol-busting drugs did not achieve a healthy blood count within two years and patients failed to take the correct dose, according to a study. Around six million people in Britain take statins – which can be as cheap as 3p a day – but for many, the risk remains dangerously high.

Half of statins users risk lives: Three million fail to take proper medication | UK | News | Express.co.uk

Read Half of patients on statins have ‘sub-optimal’ response, study says latest on ITV News. All the newsAround half of patients who are prescribed statins do not see their cholesterol drop to desired levels within two years, new research suggests.Guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) aim for a 40% or more reduction in low density lipoprotein cholesterol from the treatment.However a new study, published in journal Heart, found half of people (51%) had a “sub-optimal” response after 24 months on the drugs.The researchers, from the University of Nottingham, analysed data from 165,411 patients, who were prescribed statins in primary care between 1990 and 2016.They were on average 62 years old when they began treatment.

Half of patients on statins have ‘sub-optimal’ response, study says - ITV News