Statin Scam: People with Higher Cholesterol Live Longer than People with Low Cholesterol

Here is a fact that has been known for quite a long time, but is still news to many people: People with higher cholesterol levels live longer than people with lower cholesterol levels. The reason why this fact is not well-known to the general public is because it would put a huge dent into a $100 BILLION drug market for statin drugs. With approximately one out of every 4 Americans over the age of 50 currently prescribed a statin drug, a drug with very serious side effects, this is certainly one issue you should investigate yourself.

Study: Cholesterol-Lowering Statin Drugs Increase Bell’s Palsy

A study just published in the international journal Drug Safety found a positive association between regular statin drug use and Bell’s palsy, a neurologic disorder.

Lawsuits Against Pfizer for Lipitor Could Reach 10,000

In a new Reuters’ story, Jessica Dye reports that U.S. women who say Lipitor gave them type-2 diabetes shot up from 56 to almost 1,000 court lawsuits in less than 5 months. The number of cases could ultimately reach 10,000 or more.

New Cholesterol Drug Approval to be Fast-tracked by FDA to Highest Bidder

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Sanofi SA are spending $67.5 million to purchase a voucher that will allow them to get the FDA to fast-track approval of a new class of cholesterol drugs, in hopes of beating a competitor to market.

Doctors Warning: Cholesterol Drug Risks Being Ignored

Top Irish surgeon warns statins raise chances of cancer and Parkinson's in otherwise healthy people. Sherif Sultan, of University College Hospital in Galway, warned that statin use can increase the risk of diabetes, cataracts and male impotence.

Thousands Sue for Damages Against Cholesterol Drugs as Big Pharma Defends Billion Dollar Industry

The $100 billion dollar cholesterol-lowering statin drug industry is under attack, as thousands of Americans are filing lawsuits against the manufacturers cholesterol-lowering drugs such as Lipitor.

UK Doctors Speak out on Dangers of Increase in Cholesterol-lowering Statin Drug Use

Millions of people over the age of 50 risk harming their health if they follow new NHS guidance telling them to take statins, leading doctors have warned the Health Secretary.

Time Magazine: We Were Wrong About Saturated Fats

Reversing years of negative press on saturated fats, Time Magazine has finally admitted defeat on this issue, reversing course and admitting that the war on fat was wrong. They even expose the junk science that supports this dietary philosophy.

American Heart Association’s Outdated Dietary Guidelines are Hurting Americans’ Health

Not only has this bad/good cholesterol dichotomy been solidly debunked by study after study—it was never proven in the first place. The notion that saturated fats and LDL clog our arteries came from bad science and politics.

The Cholesterol Drug War: ABC Australia Bans Documentary Exposing Statin Drug Scandal

Dr. MaryAnne Demasi’s documentary on the criminal activity of the pharmaceutical industry regarding statin drugs sent shock waves through the mainstream media Her investigative reporting on the dangers of statin drugs has now been banned.