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Cholesterol and risk of stroke: Study lumps apples and oranges

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 13 July 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:148
  1. Bruce Ovbiagele, assistant professor (
  1. Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA

    EDITOR—The statement by Ebrahim et al, that “preventive strategies that include lowering blood cholesterol should not be tempered because of concerns about a possible increased risk of haemorrhagic stroke” is too general and …

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