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Sat Sep 10 07:23:36 UTC 2016
On 10 September 2016 at 05:02, Dave Sill <sparge at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 9, 2016 at 2:42 PM, William Flynn Wallace <foozler83 at gmail.com
> > wrote:
>> And London cardiologist Dr Assem Malhotra said: "There are serious
>> question marks about the reliability of industry-sponsored studies on the
>> side effects of statins, and essentially that's what this review is.
>> "And a lot of the scientists involved in the original studies were
>> involved in this review. It is not an independent review."
>> This is a quote from the BBC article that Bill K sent to me. It confirms
>> what I think: you can't trust industry, which is making billions from the
>> drugs, to do unquestioned research.
> Yes, I'm extremely skeptical of claims that a man-made drug is safe and
> effective for a problem that is basically due to poor diet and lack of
Why would you be sceptical for that reason? Would you be more likely to
accept, for example, that drugs could be helpful for a problem that has a
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