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More than 80 per cent of doctors admit they have prescribed drugs or carried out treatments that they know are unnecessary or ineffective—including giving chemotherapy to patients with advanced cancer.
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