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Statins may slow knee OA, but no effect seen at the hip

Statin use may slow the progression of osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee but does not appear to affect the rate of OA progression in the hip, according to a recently published prospective observational study. For the analysis, x-rays of the hip and knee were examined at baseline and again an… 

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