No Fracture Benefit From Statins

Quick Hits: Transvaginal Mesh Pulled, New Weight Loss Drug & More

Statins do not reduce risk of osteoporotic fractures, a prespecified secondary analysis of the JUPITER trial determined. The study included 17,802 men and women with no history of atherosclerosis. The mean age was 66. During the study, 221 incident fractures occurred in the participants on rosuvastatin and 210 occurred in the placebo group. Via MedPage Today.


Alanna M.

Alanna M. is a graduate of Pace University.

Did you find this article helpful?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Latest News

Covid-19: Side Effects of Trump’s Treatments

Covid-19: Side Effects of Trump’s Treatments

President Donald Trump announced (via Twitter, of course) what some considered unthinkable, and others considered inevitable — that he had tested positive for Covid-19. Over the weekend, he received various treatments  — supplements like vitamin D, zinc and melatonin, an experimental antibody combination, an antiviral drug and a powerful anti-inflammatory…

Un-Sheltering Tips for Your Health and Immune System

Un-Sheltering Tips for Your Health and Immune System

As we all emerge from our bubbles of limited contact with others, we are walking straight into the double whammy of flu season and COVID-19 germs. Can your body fight off exposure to the flu and COVID? Your immune system feeds off the basics of life — sleep, movement, food…