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Scared of statins
Sep 14, 2009
... What I can find in the JAMA is an article on September 18, 2002 called "New Evidence for Stroke Prevention" by Straus, Majumdar, and McAlister. ... (11 replies)
Scared of statins
Sep 14, 2009
... According to JAMA, June 2002 ,the lower a person's cholesterol , the higher their risk of stroke. (11 replies)
... Remember, though, that there are huge numbers of studies, and some of them come to different or contradictory conclusions compared to others. On a topic where the studies disagree, you could make what seems to be a fairly convincing argument either way, by referencing only those studies that match up with the point you are arguing. This does not just apply to someone trying... (10 replies)

... I just finished reading the book The Cholesterol Hoax by Dr. Sherry Rogers. My reaction is very mixed. On the plus side, the authorís citations from some of the most highly respected medical journals are indisputable. In several parts, she cites material from the American Journal of Cardiology that depicts studies that show statins and other medications are either... (10 replies)
... Vickie I am not against medications. I do think statins and cholesterol lowering medications are WAY over prescribed. Flowergirl is exactly right on the deaths caused by interactions of medications that were given per doctors orders. This was published in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association). Those deaths are over 100,000 per year. Maybe your doctor is good,... (39 replies)
... Mike, Homocysteine is a risk factor as you say and, if your insurance company will pay for it, it is definitely worth getting tested. It is probably not the MOST important factor in heart disease and the test, if you must pay for it out of pocket, it costs a FORTUNE! :D Your level of 12 is considered in the normal range by some prominent sources. What is the Folic... (10 replies)
... Pioglitazone , a drug sold as Actos for treatment of type 2 diabetes, has been reported to increase HDL by 13% and reduce arterial thickening.This was just reported today in JAMA. Hey Lenin, this might be the drug you're looking for.:blob_fire Quote: Pioglitazone is in a class of diabetes drugs called thiazolidinediones, which lower the amount of the blood sugar glucose... (1 replies)
... JAMA December 18, 2002;288:1998-3007,3042-3044 Numerous studies have shown that statins, drugs to lower cholesterol, can reduce rates of heart disease and prevent heart disease by lowering cholesterol levels, however a new study involving the statin pravastatin, known as Pravachol, proved otherwise. In the study, which compared the effects of pravastatin versus the usual... (9 replies)
... "apolipoprotein Milano AI (Apo-AIM)" is well publicized in the US if you check further. I believe Cleveland Clinic has done work on the synthetic version (Dr Steve Nissen). JAMA has published results if check. I also think either the Clinic or one of the pharma companies has licensed the rights to the commercial development. Interesting thing was the Italians with this genecti... (12 replies)
... JAMA will prublish a lot of studies and reports. It is not up to them to verify that they are correct. (6 replies)
... l was reported in JAMA . This level of LDL was reported as being able to substantially reduce heart incidents and save lives. ... (6 replies)
Sep 21, 2006
... All, I used Policosanol-10 from RxVitamins for about 8 months... It is made from pure sugar cane wax. In fact, it was the brand that Dr. Hoffman was promoting in his radio show. Like I said on a prior post - it did not work well for me. I thought initially it was working, but I think the LDL reduction I experienced was from Niacin, not Policosanol (I tested both at... (24 replies)
Jul 17, 2006
... According to a review article in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) in 2003, the incidence of fatal rhabdomyolysis, per 1 million prescriptions, ranged from 3.16 (for cerivastatin aka Baycol, since removed from the market), to a low of 0 for Fluvastatin (aka Lescol), and all others were less then 1. The same article estimated that general muscle weakness... (7 replies)
... Fine Lenin, but what about the ultrasound pictures at showing a reduced lumen area from to after 2 years of statin therapy which to my understanding (and I am willing to be corrected) means a 3% reduction in blood flow volume? (35 replies)
New Crestor trial
Mar 31, 2006
... The thing I have trouble understanding in the JAMA report by the authors of the ASTEROID (Crestor)study are the two "before and after "photographs showing the cross section of the arteries. www. From what I can see, while the plaque has indeed been reduced by 40%, the cross sectional area of the external... (35 replies)
New Crestor trial
Mar 14, 2006
... Arizona....Was just going over the Crestor study in JAMA... It is in JAMA with charts..i looked up Asteroid Study Crestor. IT MAKES ME ANGRY. THis was a definite stock prop up. Look at the results. ... (35 replies)
New Crestor trial
Mar 14, 2006
... The Journal of the American Medical Asssociation, JAMA, has given a more cautious welcome to the Crestor(ASTEROID) Trial. Among its reservations and comments are; Only subjects with a coronary stenosis of under 50% were included in the trial. The mean values of the subjects on the start of the trial were... (35 replies)
Mar 3, 2006
... No , not according to the article in JAMA. I don't make up the articles...maybe you should complain to the doctors...its their magazine. (16 replies)
Mar 3, 2006
... No, there insurance rates are high because of frivolous lawsuits filed by hosts of individual patients who want to make a million bucks. And thus it is passed onto us, the future patients. This is why tort reform is a good idea. It will prevent a good many lawsuits or drastically limit the settlements. Many of those who were killed (died) were more than likely "on their way... (16 replies)
Mar 3, 2006
... Their insurance rates are high because of the number of people they kill. According to JAMA (thier own magazine) doctors killed over 62,000 last year because of wrong medications or wrong combinations of medications. (16 replies)

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