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The drugs work: the truth about statins
From a researcher that was once opposed to statins, interesting article. This is a great example how people...More
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FDA approves Praluent to treat certain patients wi...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Praluent (alirocumab) injection, the first...More
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Studies support broader use of statins
The latest guidelines used to determine who should take a cholesterol-lowering statin to prevent heart...More
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Wider use of statins could save thousands of lives
As we all knew would be the case; "Extrapolating our results to the approximately 10 million U.S. adults...More
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Statin Regresses Plaque in RA Patients
Intensive treatment with rosuvastatin (Crestor) for 18 months led to a regression in atherosclerotic...More
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Statins May Improve Surgical Outcomes
Statin use might help reduce major complications after lung surgery, according to a study published in...More
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TV show prompted thousands to stop taking statins,...
Why scaremongering matters; "In the eight months following the Catalyst broadcast, an estimated 60,897...More
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Approve PCSK9 Inhibitor Evolocumab, FDA Panel Reco...
The committee members overwhelmingly felt the benefits of lowering LDL cholesterol with evolocumab (Repatha,...More
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Statin Profits Continue Decline
As I've been saying for a year or so, statins are no longer the cash cow of the pharmaceuticals and have not...More
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Bias in Industry Sponsored Research-How Not to Get...
There is no better example of bias and fraud in Industry conducted tests. Federal Pacific falsified test data...More
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High cholesterol in 30s, 40s, increases later risk...
This is important! But new findings from researchers at the Duke Clinical Research Institute suggest that...More
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Poor Responders to Statins at Risk for CAD Progres...
This study has proved a link between poor response to statins resulting in an increased progression of...More
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CT angiography links arterial plaque with diabetes...
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35 Year Old Man Killed By High Cholesterol
A real shame, a good reminder; Clinical Director of Pathology at Tameside General Hospital, Mr Paul...More
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For 40 Years We Were Wrong.
For 40 years everybody was convinced eating cholesterol caused heart disease and clogged arteries. Government...More
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More Research Fraud
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Professor and Expert on Statins Publishes Guidance...
They reemphasize that the totality of randomized evidence indicates that there is no threshold for low...More
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Medical Journals Serve as Big Pharma Drug-Marketin...
"An extensive review published in the journal PLOS Medicine shows that medical journals today serve as...More
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Should you put your trust in medical research?
...a physician with 30 years of experience in medical research who has published in the world's top medical...More
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Fraud and deceit in medical research
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False positives: fraud and misconduct are threaten...
For anyone who thinks the scientific world can do no harm, think again. Its been a problem and its growing. ...More
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Exposing Fraud and Corruption in Drug Industry
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Fraud and misconduct in clinical research: A conce...
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Is Big Pharma Addicted To Fraud?
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LDL Cholesterol
LDL or "bad" cholesterol is the weakest predictor of heart attacks, but its the most commercially viable and...More
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Taking Statins? Don’t Worry About Memory Loss
A good explanation; "When patients are put on statins or any new drug, they're seen more often by their...More
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