Posts Tagged ‘cholesterol’

Big Pharma’s Lifetime Dependents

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 7:44 7 Comments

More amazing stories in the mainstream news about the pharmaceutical-medical establishment’s favorite demon: cholesterol. The LA Times reports that the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children be screened for “high” cholesterol. Of course, “high” has come to mean a number that is deemed perilous without looking at the breakdown of that number, which is [...]

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You Are Being Big Pharma’d

Friday, December 25, 2009 14:35 2 Comments

More Big Pharma antics over at Pharmaceutical Daily – otherwise called the Wall Street Journal. First, there’s a story about Merck & Co’s cholesterol drugs, Vytorin and Zetia, which are, like all of these potent prescription drugs, making people sicker and/or killing them. The FDA had reviewed clinical trials that showed an increased risk of [...]

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