Current Posts – 13 September 2016

The metaphorical thud of yet another massive analysis of statin trials landing in computer inboxes was heard again last week. No surprise that it reveals that statins are even safer and more effective than ever before. It’s not going to achieve its aim –to silence once and for all the statins doubters and naysayers – but it does show that its authors really aren’t interested in criticisms. Here are just some of the unanswered questions it slides by.

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Jerome Burne

Jerome Burne

Jerome Burne is the editor of HealthInsightUK. He is an award-winning journalist who has been specialising in medicine and health for the last 10 years and now works mainly for the Daily Mail. His most recent book “10 Secrets of Healthy Ageing” was written with nutritionist Patrick Holford. He blogs at “Body of Evidence” – jeromeburne.com. 2015: Finalist for 'Blogger of the Year' award from Medical Journalists' Association.
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