University of Leeds: Scientists Identify Potential Cause of Statin-Related Muscle Pain
[TNSmedicalresearch] -- The University of Leeds issued the following news:
Researchers may have discovered why some people experience muscle pain after taking statins.
It could help doctors prevent a known side effect of statins and ensure people are able to reap the benefits of the life-saving drugs.
According to the research, statins cause spontaneous and irregular leaks of calcium from storage compartments within muscle cells. Under normal conditions, coordinated releases of...