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Study Finds Statin Use Linked to Development of Cataracts

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Study Finds Statin Use Linked to Development of Cataracts

By David Mittleman

Statin Use Linked to Cataracts

If you’re like one of the millions of other Americans currently taking statins for heart disease, you might be interested to know of a recent study that found a link between statins and the development of cataracts. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, says that the risk of developing cataracts is increased by a whopping 27% for those who take statins compared to those who don’t.

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Study Finds Statin Use Linked to Development of Cataracts

By David Mittleman

Statin Use Linked to Cataracts

If you’re like one of the millions of other Americans currently taking statins for heart disease, you might be interested to know of a recent study that found a link between statins and the development of cataracts. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, says that the risk of developing cataracts is increased by a whopping 27% for those who take statins compared to those who don’t.

Cholesterol Necessary for Healthy Eyes

Researchers looked at the medical notes for 14,000 people for eight years, with half of those people …read more

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