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Randomised placebo controlled trial of effect on mood of lowering cholesterol concentration

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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 con...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
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Journal:
BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL
Volume:
313
Issue:
7049
Pages:
75-78
Publication date:
1996-07-13
ISSN:
0959-8138
Source identifiers:
49372
Pubs id:
pubs:49372
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uuid:23e485b2-334e-47fe-a205-e0033726ea4f
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pubs:49372
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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