Why You Should Avoid Statins

At my anti-aging clinic, I continue to wage war against what I call the “medical-industrial complex.” And I do it for one reason only – I care more about my patients than I do about profits. Big Pharma clearly takes the opposite view. And now it seems these pharmaceutical behemoths won’t be happy until every man, woman and child is popping anti-cholesterol pills. Researchers at Duke University recently issued a report recommending that even children and people as young as 30 should be on statins, if they have just slightly elevated cholesterol levels.1 And why wouldn’t researchers at Duke recommend such a thing? Guess where great chunks of their funding comes from … yep, Big Pharma. That research team at Duke University includes two doctors who have admitted to taking money from Big Pharma.2 And one of them reportedly even makes a small fortune as a consultant and guest speaker for pharmaceutical firms.3 This kind of “scientific research” is worth big bucks to Duke. According to the latest figures available, Duke’s medical research institute in 2011 collected $215 million from corporations. Its closest competitor, MIT, collected $110 million in corporate cash. These “research” reports are pushed out to the media as a matter of course. Then they are reported as Gospel, flooding the public domain and the healthcare establishment with bad science, propaganda and downright lies. There are many winners in this game – but ...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Heart Health Source Type: news