Category: Statins

279. Statins in Women

Most evidence based on studies in men The case for the widespread use of statins is extremely flimsy. The trials that provide the justification have been subject to detailed criticisms (1). In any event most of them were...

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261. Statins in Women

The case for the widespread use of statins is extremely flimsy. The trials that provide the justification have been subject to detailed criticisms (1). In any event most of them were conducted before effective regulatory...

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254. More Bad News about Statins

Readers of these blogs will be aware that there is very little reliable evidence to demonstrate that using statins to lower total cholesterol (TC) and LDL-Cholesterol (LDL-C) has substantial benefits. As a general rule, the...

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232. Duane Graveline RIP

The death was announced recently of Dr Duane Graveline, who established the Spacedoc website (1). Dr Graveline was a qualified MD and spent a period of his working life as an astronaut. During this time he was treated with...

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218.Should I take Statins?

I have lost count of the number of people who have been recommended to use statins but subsequently decided to stop taking them. There are two reasons normally used to justify these regimes, namely: You are at high risk of...

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