News-Medical: Study: Less than half of stroke patients received prescription for cholesterol-lowering drug

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Injury, Brain Research

Less than half of stroke patients discharged from the hospital received a prescription for cholesterol-lowering medication called statins, and the likelihood of a prescription varied by patients’ geographic location, sex, age and race, according to new research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke Study. (August 9, 2017)

Read the full article here