Research Manipulation Part IV: Falsely Reporting Success
Explaining how a clinical trial can report success – when there is none.
Losing Faith In Medical Research
In February of 2023 Dr. Kendrick spoke at BSI’s event in Phoenix, AZ. Malcom’s presentation recaps the history of the diet-heart hypothesis, the supposed link between cholesterol and cardiovascular death, and how drug companies have fooled doctors into prescribing medications that are harming patients rather than helping them.
Research Manipulation Part III: Deliberate Obfuscation
In this edition Malcolm explains how study results can be carefully worded, to imply results that are actually contrary to data.
Ask Dr. Drew: Is Long-Term Statin Use Accelerating Heart Failure?
On his podcast, Emily and Dr. Drew talked at length about the overuse of statins to treat coronary heart disease.
Long-Term Use Of Statins Linked To Heart Disease
More evidence emerges that the use of statins to lower cholesterol may be counterproductive in preventing heart failure. Though cholesterol levels may be lowered, statins can inhibit vitamin K production, a substance critical to preventing plague buildup in arteries.
Research Manipulation Part II: Surrogate end-points
Using surrogate end-points for clinical trials represents a massive boost for pharmaceutical company profits. So, they work hard, behind the scenes, to ensure that this happens
More hype over the new cholesterol pill ‘bempedoic acid’?
“I learnt very early on in my career that you cannot slice data the way they did.” says John Mandrola, a cardiac electrophysiologist.