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FDA Pulls Approval of Niacin, Fibrate in Combo with Statins

Patrice Wendling, April 15, 2016
Citing a lack of cardiovascular benefit, the FDA is taking the unusual step of withdrawing approvals it had previously given for use of niacin and fenofibric acid with statins to treat high cholesterol

Big Pharma used "statistical deception" to sell deadly statin scam to Americans, study concludes

By Huff: (NaturalNews) Statins are a deadly scam, and new research published in the journal Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology undoubtedly proves this. Using "statistical deception" to make statins appear safe and effective, the drug industry has deviously sold the United States and other Western nations a bill of goods, say researchers, as actual data shows that statins provide almost no benefits while causing serious harm.

Statin scam worsens cardiovascular disease epidemic

By Gutierrez: (NaturalNews) Two studies recently published in the Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology have drawn new attention to the fact that, far from being the miracle cure that was promised 20 years ago, statins actually carry serious side effects -- and rather than reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease, they actually increase it!

The studies came in the same month that U.S. government's top nutrition advisory panel decided to drop its warning about dietary cholesterol.

Statins cause brain dysfunction

By Natural News Editors: (NaturalNews) (Story by Dr. Brownstein, republished from Dr. Brownstein's blog, with additional editing by Natural News.) Statins are the most profitable medications in the history of Big Pharma. They are promoted as the go-to medications to prevent/treat heart disease. A recent study found nearly 100% of men and 62% of women aged 66-75 should take a statin medication even if their cholesterol level is normal.[1]

Are Statins Safe? How Millions are Tricked into Ingesting Harmful Pills

Are Statins Safe? When unknowing patients go to their doctor and are found to have high cholesterol or heart disease risk factors, they are usually given a pill rather than given instructions on how to reverse the conditions naturally. And that pill they are given is usually a statin. But, research is showing that these drugs do more harm than good—despite doctors doling them out in increasing and alarming numbers.

Doses of most popular statin to be slashed after fears over side-effects

Thousands of people taking a common statin are to have their dose reduced due to fears over side effects. The medicines regulator has warned that patients taking one particular type - simvastatin - at the same time as other drugs used to reduce high blood pressure are likely to suffer more muscle aches and pains.

Statins: heroes or villains?

In the U.S. alone, almost 30 million people regularly take statins. Chances are good that you or someone you know is taking a statin drug. These drugs, popularly known as cholesterol lowering medications for preventing heart disease, are among the most widely prescribed drugs in the world, with annual sales of tens of billions of dollars.

Statin Drugs Shown to Increase Risk of Diabetes Significantly—Yet the Media Scramble to Protect the Drugs’ Reputation

Statins are taken by one in four Americans over the age of 45, even though diet can fix high cholesterol quicker and more safely. Here’s new evidence of the drugs’ dangers