If you aren’t confused about what is going on with statins then you haven’t been paying attention. As an example of just how convoluted it’s getting, take the email forwarded to me last week that had gone to members of the British Cardiovascular Society (BCS) asking them to fill in a short survey about any patients who had stopped taking statins… (Read More…)
Current Posts – 21 November 2014
Ignorance and suspicion surround the use of vitamins so even when the need is clear the NHS is often damagingly slow to respond. A Vitamin D deficiency in the elderly in care homes – and the associated health problems – has long been suspected. Now it’s been confirmed in an as yet unpublished report on just one home. It’s unlikely to be unusual. The cocktail of drugs these patients get makes the situation worse.