The British Medical Journal has had problems with two papers about primary prevention of coronary artery disease (heart disease). Both papers have data that demonstrate statins have no use in primary prevention for most patients. The British Medical Journal problems relate to power, money and censorship. In this text a teacher explain the situation to her students.
- “Dr Cholesterol” against the “British Medical Journal”. Do not measure your cholesterol, be happy. Gérvas J. August, 2014. Download document here. Download whole document here.