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The British Medical Journal's Statin 'Apology'

By Philip Ward. For any Brit involved in medical publishing, the British Medical Journal (BMJ) is the Holy Grail. So it came as a huge shock when editor-in-chief Fiona Godlee, MD, admitted last week that important — and seemingly quite basic — mistakes were made in a key paper on statins. Worse still, she didn’t […]
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Statins Get Boost from New Study

Image via Wikipedia Statins should be given to people with high blood pressure or diabetes, even if they don’t have heart disease, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal. While several studies have shown that statins benefit those with cardiovascular disease, this is the first large study which looked at statins as […]
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