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Statin treatment may increase the risk of covid-19 and vitamin C may cure it

On April 4 a letter of mine was published in BMJ as a Rapid Response with the title “Cholesterol-lowering treatment may worsen the outcome of a Covid-19 infection.” On May 1 a response to my letter was published by Matteo PirroOn May 4 my

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Why doesn´t anything happens?

If LDL-cholesterol is bad, as we have been told for many years, those with the highest values should of course have a shorter life than those with low values because, as we have been told as well, high LDL-cholesterol is

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Cholesterol is Our Best Friend

You may probably have read or heard about the article published in the Guardian on October 31 by Sarah Boseley entitled Butter nonsense: the rise of the cholesterol deniers. She mailed me a few days before its publication because she would

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Big Pharma Mafia Continue Their Misleading

A few years ago, we published a review of 19 studies where the authors had measured cholesterol in more than 68,000 people and followed them for several years. At follow-up, they found that those with the highest level of “bad” LDL-cholesterol

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About the desperate statin supporters

As you know from my June Newsletter we have recently published a paper in BMJ Open where we documented that people about the age of 60 with the highest levels of the “bad” LDL-cholesterol live the longest. In my October

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Invalid objections from the statin supporters

As I told you in my previous newsletter we (16 international experts and myself) have documented that people older than 60 years live longer if their ”bad” LDL-cholesterol is high. I also told you about the critical comments from supporters

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Elderly people with high LDL-cholesterol, the ”bad” one, live the longest!

For many years it has been known that high cholesterol becomes a minor risk factor with increasing age. As I pointed out long ago many studies have even shown, that people with high cholesterol live the longest. Supporters of the

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The surprised and the desperate cholesterol-guys

The surprised ones Even those who recommend statin treatment have understood that its benefit is minuscule, in particular for people without previous cardiovascular disease (so-called primary prevention) and they are therefore looking after alternative drugs. Many studies have shown that

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The statins – drugs for the superstitious

In a recent Danish paper published in European Heart Journal the authors claimed, that negative statin-related news stories decrease statin persistence and increase myocardial infarction and cardiovascular mortality. It was based on the fact, that early statin discontinuation by some

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Time to stop statin treatment!

January 2016 Do you know that on average statin treatment is unable to prolong your life by more than a few days. This was what Danish researchers found out after having analysed all statin trials, where the authors had recorded

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