President Donald J. Trump received his annual physical exam at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. White House physician Rear Admiral Dr. Ronny Jackson presented the exam results during the daily press briefing.
The recent retraction of an academic claim in a leading journal about the incidence of side effects from cholesterol-lowering drugs has sparked anger in the medical community and potentially undermined public and patient trust.
I believe, in the next 10 years, we're going to see a backlash against statins. In fact, we're starting to see it already. We're seeing now that they may not benefit everybody we thought they would. And we're seeing that there are some serious risks involved.
Statins are medications that lower cholesterol by inhibiting an enzyme involved in its production by the liver and other organs. First approved by the FDA in 1987, statins are arguably the most widely-prescribed medicine in the industrialized world today.
When the truth about the house of cards that is the cholesterol-lowering establishment really gets out, it'll make credit default swaps look like a 1st grade prank.
Martin Winn's cholesterol level was inching up. Cycling up hills, he felt chest pain that might have been angina. So he and