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Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study



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You'll Never See Statins or Cholesterol the Same After This!

So many people go to the doctor with high cholesterol and end up on a statin or cholesterol lowering drug for years, if not their entire lives. Dr. Peter Glidden says there is something fundamenta...

Statin Drugs are Poison

MIT scientist Raymond Francis discusses the ineffectiveness of Statin drugs. He sheds light on why they are used, what damage they cause, and why NOT to use them.

Statins mechanism of action for patients with ligh LDL

The Dangers of Statins (Cholesterol lowering statin drugs Side Effects LDL cholesterol Myth CoQ10)

Statins (cholesterol-lowering medications) are heavily promoted, used by millions of people and one of the most widely prescribed drugs in the world. Health authorities claim that statins reduce...

Dr. Mercola Interviews Dr. Stephanie Seneff on Statins

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2012/02/11/dr-stephanie-seneff-interview-on-statins.aspx Internationally renowned natural health physician and Mercola.com founder Dr. Joseph...

Dr. Stephanie Seneff - What Statin Drugs Really Are and Why They Don't Work -- October 1, 2013

Stephanie Seneff, PhD, is a Senior Research Scientist at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. She has a Bachelor's degree from MIT in biology with a minor in food...

How Statins Made Me Stupid | EpicReviewGuys in 4k CC

I used to be a reasonable intelligent person but after ten days on statins I became a mental zombie. I couldn't remember anything for more than a few seconds I entered a world of forgetfulness...

STATIN NATION (First 13 mins)

This is the first 13 minutes of the documentary film $TATIN NATION: The Great Cholesterol Cover-Up. The full 63 minute film is available from http://www.statinnation.net/ Notes: A few people...

How Statins Work to Reduce Cholesterol

Statins (including simvastatin and atorvastatin) are commonly prescribed medications whose goal is to reduce LDL-cholesterol. This video shows their primary and secondary mechanisms of doing...

Dangers of Statin Drugs & How They Are Damaging the Brain

Radio show host Alex Jones talks with Dr. Russell Blaylock, a retired neurosurgeon and author, about the dangers of statin drugs and how they are causing serious brain disorders and increasing...

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39161 news items

Arizona Daily Star

Arizona Daily Star
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 19:15:00 -0700

Researchers found that among study participants who took statins (simvastatin or atorvastatin) insulin sensitivity was decreased by 24 percent and insulin secretion by 12 percent; plus, the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes jumped by 46 percent. The ...

NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:18:09 -0700

It's easy to get put on statins, and it can be surprisingly hard to get off them. That's true even for people who are terminally ill and might have bigger concerns than reducing their cardiovascular risk. People approaching the end of life who did stop ...
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:48:45 -0700

Among people without active heart disease who were expected to live no more than a year, stopping the drugs, known as statins, didn't increase the number of deaths within 60 days, but did improve quality of life. Stopping the drugs also reduced costs.


Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:07:41 -0800

Doctors may have to weigh a serious potential risk before prescribing statins, the cholesterol-lowering drugs that are among most prescribed drugs in America. In a study published in Diabetologia, scientists from Finland found that men prescribed ...
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 06:30:16 -0700

Now statins are a slightly different beast from cancer screening. They are preventative, certainly. They have a lag time to benefit on the order of years. They have harms, ranging from pill burden to cost, and risks, ranging from myopathies to ...
The Seattle Times
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 00:00:59 -0800

Patients are frequently concerned and confused by the controversy around cholesterol-lowering statin drugs and, as a result, many refuse to take them. Statins are prescribed for one-fourth of American adults for their ability to reduce cardiovascular ...

NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 10:48:45 -0700

Millions of people take statins to lower their cholesterol and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. But taking statins does slightly up the risk of Type 2 diabetes. Figuring out whether that means "No statins for you" isn't always easy, despite a ...


Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:26:07 -0700

The percentage of patients who died within 60 days was not significantly different between patients who kept taking statins and those who did not. “If the results we report — improved quality of life, no significant differences in mortality, and ...

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