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University of Leeds: Scientists Identify Potential Cause of Statin-Related Muscle Pain

Aug 29, 2019 - Targeted News Service

[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...