Do Cholesterol Drugs Do Any Good?


Subject:
Diseases & Conditions , Cholesterol Management

Description:
This January 2008 article discusses the use of statin drugs to reduce cholesterol and treat cardiovascular disease. The article concludes that "research suggests that, except among high-risk heart patients, the benefits of statins such as Lipitor are overstated." Also includes material about side effects from statins and false promises on Alzheimer's disease, and a podcast. From Business Week.

Creator:
Carey, John

Publisher:
The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc.

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/08_04/b4068052092994.htm


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