Monday, January 15, 2007

Halting heart drugs a big risk, study finds

From the Globe and Mail:
About a third of heart attack survivors stop taking prescribed medications within a couple of years and, as a result, their risk of dying shoots up, new Canadian research shows.

Those who take drugs such as statins and beta blockers routinely, on the other hand, see their risk of dying fall by about 25 per cent, according to the study. ...more

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