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333. Uses of Statins

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This Biology Factsheet:
• Gives an overview of what statins are.
• Explains the role of the liver in regulating cholesterol.
• Outlines the importance of cholesterol in the body.
• Explains how cholesterol levels can affect health.
• Describes the role of high and low-density lipoproteins.
• Details how statins actually work.
• Examines the side effects of taking statins.
• Considers the alternatives to statins.

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January 2017

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ISSN: 1351-5136

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