Statins Found to Benefit Patients with 2 Chronic Lung Disorders

Statins Found to Benefit Patients with 2 Chronic Lung Disorders

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Statins Found to Benefit Patients with 2 Chronic Lung Disorders

Statins have protective effects and can benefit patients with both pulmonary hypertension (PH) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a large retrospective study in Taiwan. The study, “Statins for the Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease,” was published in the journal Frontiers in Pharmacology. PH is a major complication of COPD and is characterized by high blood pressure in the blood vessels that supply blood to the lungs.…

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