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Montreal Gazette - Statin discovery a compelling story to tell

Published: 13 Jun 2011

(Chemistry prof Joe Schwarcz): "They are the best-selling class of drugs of all time, but statins are not without controversy."

(Chemistry prof Joe Schwarcz): "They are the best-selling class of drugs of all time, but statins are not without controversy. Some researchers ascribe the significant decrease in heart attacks and strokes since the 1980s to their use, while others claim the benefits are overstated. One thing about statins, though, is for sure: Their discovery makes for a compelling story…"

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