"There is no evidence that high levels of total cholesterol or of “bad” cholesterol cause heart disease, according to a new paper by 17 international physicians based on a review of patient data of almost 1.3 million people."
"millions of people all over the world, including many with no history of heart disease, are taking statins “despite unproven benefits and serious side effects”. Yet its a USD20 billion dollar/year market. spot on saying medicine hijacked.
Let’s put this to bed!
The may be a good newspaper - I dunno - but it’s science section needs a *whole* lotta work. Misspelling principal investigators’ names, promoting pseudoscience... gives ‘The Sun’ a run for its money...