August 5, 2020

SCIENCE, UNSETTLED: Study questions benefit of cholesterol drugs. “Hundreds of millions of people worldwide take cholesterol-lowering drugs, like statins, but now a new review suggests that many folks don’t benefit from these medications. The researchers said the review of 35 randomized controlled trials failed to show a consistent benefit in lowering the risk of heart attack or stroke, or for preventing deaths.”

Compare to the treatment of, say, Hydroxychloroquine.

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