Lifesaver's downside

2019-03-07 05:10:04

By Andy Coghlan DRUGS that prevent millions of heart attacks a year can also make men impotent. Researchers who discovered the link with the drugs, known as statins, urge family doctors to warn patients about the unwanted side effects whenever they prescribe them. The link was discovered by John Harvey and his colleagues at the University of Wales College of Medicine’s unit at the Maelor Hospital in Wrexham. Most of the men affected were in their mid-50s,