Friday, June 17, 2016

High Cholesterol Does Not Cause Heart Disease

Big Pharma is not going to like this: New research has found that high cholesterol does not cause heart disease, so treating it with statins a waste of time (not to mention expensive and potentially dangerous).
Cholesterol does not cause heart disease in the elderly and trying to reduce it with drugs like statins is a waste of time, an international group of experts has claimed.

A review of research involving nearly 70,000 people found there was no link between what has traditionally been considered “bad” cholesterol and the premature deaths of over 60-year-olds from cardiovascular disease. Read more

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