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Maintenance statin therapy tied to grip strength decline in elderly
 

Maintenance statin therapy tied to grip strength decline in elderly

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Statin use in the maintenance setting may have a negative effect on muscle strength in older male adults, as evidenced by a decline in grip strength, according to the results of a Hong Kong cohort study presented at the 6th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting (IOF Regionals 2016) in Singapore.
 
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14 Nov 2016 - General
 
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