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The Anti-Cholesterol Statin Drug Pa(Ch)Arade Continues, by Bill Sardi

You might want to read this article if you’re taking statin drugs, and ask your doctor a few questions. From Bill Sardi at lewrockwell.com:

The nation’s corps of elite medical news reporters isn’t touching this one.  It’s a commentary entitled “Systematic Review of The Predictors of Statin Drug Adherence For the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, published in PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE (PLoS One), in January of 2019.

Facing off seven manufacturers of statin drugs that sell billions of dollars of these cholesterol-lowering drugs, leading critics of the “statin drug parade” said this:

  • Statin cholesterol-lowering “miracle” drugs only reduce risk for major adverse health events by less than 1% (0.7%), not the widely advertise 30%.

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