‘ 12,000 people suffer heart attacks in UK’
More than 12,000 people in Britain are needlessly suffering heart attacks every year because they aren't taking their statins, a study suggests.
The daily pills, which slash bad cholesterol levels, are proven to save thousands of lives each year around the world. But researchers warn many patients prescribed the drugs aren’t sticking to their doctors' advice to ensure they take them each day. healthy weight and that they avoid intake of foods that are high in fats and cholesterol. — Agencies