Tag Archives: statins

The dog that did not bark in the night by Malcolm Kendrick

Kendrick, the author of The Great Cholesterol Con, wrote a good article about yet another desperate attempt by the medical profession to sell statins to everyone regardless of efficacy. ‘Some of you may have noticed this study, others may not. … Continue reading

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From Express: EXCLUSIVE: Parkinson’s link to statins: Calls to end widespread use of the drug

‘Dr Kailash Chand, deputy chairman of the British Medical Association, was speaking following research which found those who take the cholesterol-lowering drugs are more than twice as likely to develop Parkinson’s disease in later life than those who do not. … Continue reading

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Statins and Fraud

In “How statistical deception created the appearance that statins are safe and effective in primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease“, by David Diamond and Uffe Ravnskov, the fraudulent nature of the hyped benefits and the suppression of evidence of dangerous … Continue reading

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Statins stimulate atherosclerosis and heart failure: pharmacological mechanisms

‘Abstract In contrast to the current belief that cholesterol reduction with statins decreases atherosclerosis, we present a perspective that statins may be causative in coronary artery calcification and can function as mitochondrial toxins that impair muscle function in the heart … Continue reading

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White-Coat Awe vs. The Wisdom of Crowds by Tom Naughton

‘A few years ago, I read a book titled How Doctors Think. The author (a doctor) described the case of a woman who was rail-thin and complained that eating made her feel sick. She went from doctor to doctor, at … Continue reading

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Statin madness by Michael Eades

Eades has thundered against the use of statins for years. In “Statin madness” he relates an incident involving his elderly father that indicates the depths of unethical medical practice that is all to common these days when statins are involved. … Continue reading

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Statin and Obamacare Satire from Tom Naughton

Some much needed humor from Tom Naughton about statins and obamacare. In the increasingly bizarro world in which we live, this type of humor is a good way to digest the seemingly never ending stream of disastrous decrees and advice … Continue reading

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