Research reveals possible reason for cholesterol-drug side effects

University of Arizona researchers have identified a clue to explain the reversible memory loss sometimes caused by the use of statins, one of the most widely prescribed medications. Unusual swellings within neurons, which the team has termed the «beads-on-a-string» effect, may be linked to the cognitive decline some patients experience while taking the cholesterol-lowering drugs.

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-05/uoa…


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