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The drugs industry has used 'statistical deception' to exaggerate the benefits of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs and down-play their risks, say researchers
It's been suspected for some time that cholesterol-lowering statin drugs cause cataracts-and now a major new study has almost conclusively proved they do.
Everyone over the age of 55 will soon be taking a cholesterol-lowering statin, doctors predict, after American heart specialists last week lowered the requirements for starting a prescription
Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs are doing more harm than good, and should be abandoned as the primary therapy for heart disease prevention, a major review has concluded
Another side-effect of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs has emerged: they increase the risk of cataracts
Doctors are being urged to choose the lowest-possible dose when they prescribe cholesterol-lowering statins after a study discovered the drugs cause a range of health problems, including serious liver and kidney failure