Will statins stave off dementia?

It’s a question worth asking, especially for patients with a family history of the disease

Jonathan, a 60-year-old businessman, recently visited for a health check.

He was well but raised the challenges of providing care for his father, who had advanced Alzheimer’s disease, and mentioned that he read on the internet that statins could be used to prevent dementia.

Jonathan wondered whether this was something he should take.