The complicated and confusing debate about statins – are they worth taking or not; are they safe or do they have nasty side effect? – has suddenly plunged into anarchic and uncharted territory by the claims of a new rival drug.
Current Posts – 16 June 2016
Doctors are famously uninterested in tales about the healing benefits of diet or lifestyle change. Comments like: ‘That’s good if it works for you,’ or ‘placebos are very powerful’ are commonly reported. But doctors also famously only have a few hours of nutritional training in medical school. Is this a good way to deal with increasing levels of chronic disease? Absolutely not, concluded a conference last week.