A new article authored by Dr. Aseem Malhotra (among others) says that a Lancet study demonstrating the safety of statin drugs is very flawed.
Decades of misinformation on cholesterol and the gross exaggeration of statin benefits with downplaying of side effects has likely led to the overmedication of millions of people across the world.
– Dr. Aseem Malhotra
- The Telegraph: Lancet Study on Statins Was ‘Fundamentally Flawed’, Critics Say
- Express: Statins: Study Claiming Cholesterol-Reducing Drugs Are SAFE Is ‘Flawed’, Argue Experts
- The Sun: Millions Are ‘Needlessly’ Taking Statins to Ward Off Heart Attack, Due to ‘FLAWED’ Evidence of Benefits
- Mail Online: Now MORE Experts Claim Statins Are a Waste of Time: They Say Studies Show Cutting Bad Cholesterol Fails to Slash Heart Risk