Are statins less effective in women?

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A recent editorial in Future Medicine questions the use of statins in women compared with men, considering that women with similar cholesterol levels as men, tend, on average, to develop heart disease much later than men.

Read Gender disparity in statin response: Are statins less effective in women?

Find more about women and statins in Evidence for Caution: Women and Statin Use by Harriet Rosenberg and Danielle Allard and produced by CWHN’s partner Women and Health Protection.