Posts Tagged ‘cholesterol’

Dagens Nyheter Debate: “High cholesterol is not dangerous for women and healthy men” April 26, 2011 Doctors and researchers: The truth begins to emerge. Over half a million Swedes are taking drugs for elevated cholesterol, in vain. The cholesterol-lowering medicines – used by over half a million Swedes – reduces the risk of dying from […]

The newspaper Svenska Dagbladet writes: “Debate on blood lipids reignited” May 9, 2011 Läkemedelsverket (the Swedish Medical Products Agency) review advice on cholesterol-loweing medications. The are now going to re-exam the current recommendations for treatment of healty people with high cholesterol. Meanwhile, an acclaimed campaign for statins is being critizised for being excessive and confusing. It’s […]