- A new study reviews harms and benefits of statins treating patients with elevated LDL cholesterol
- The benefits were were shown to greatly outweigh any harms of taking the drug
- Harms linked to the drugs were considered 'tiny'
(CNN)The thought that comes to mind when you hear the word "statin" may depend on your age. Below the age of 40 and you may not have come across them, but for everyone else, these drugs can be something they love, or equally as often, loathe.