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Randomised placebo controlled trial of effect on mood of lowering cholesterol concentration. Oxford Cholesterol Study Group.

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OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effects on mood of a substantial and prolonged reduction in total cholesterol concentration. DESIGN: Randomised placebo controlled comparison of patients who had been allocated to receive simvastatin 20 mg or 40 mg daily versus those allocated matching placebo in a ratio of 2:1. Follow up at an average of 152 weeks after randomisation. SUBJECTS: Men and women aged between 40 and 75 years at entry with blood total cholesterol of 3.5 mmol/l or greater, who were consid...

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10.1136/bmj.313.7049.75

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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
313
Issue:
7049
Pages:
75-78
Publication date:
1996-07-01
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Source identifiers:
85857
Language:
English
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pubs:85857
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uuid:149f84a3-b639-43fa-99fa-3f7f0fb149ac
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pubs:85857
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2013-02-20

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