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Statin the bleeding obvious

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So 2 groups of patients at 60, neither have ever had a heart attack or stroke, can choose to go onto statins. Those that do all die at the same rate and date (statistically) as those that don't. Those that do have fewer strokes/chd than those that don't, therefore those that don't have fewer NON strokes/cod (whatever those may be). Who is to say that those in the the statin group have had a better life? They certainly haven't had a longer one. Meanwhile the £££ cost mounts, as do the side effects.

Posted date

18 Sep 2019

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10:49am

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