Statins: lower lipids and better bones?

M J Rogers

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Abstract

Although statins are widely used as cholesterol-lowering drugs, a recent study suggests that these compounds have anabolic effects on bone and could be developed into new treatments for common metabolic bone diseases such as osteoporosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)21-23
Number of pages3
JournalNature Medicine
Volume6
Publication statusPublished - 2000

Keywords

  • REDUCTASE

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