Controversial statins

The most controversial and most sold drugs ever. Should you take them or not?

 

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High dose of statins lower LDL and reduces oxidation (April 2015)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25697576


Statins do not really help with oxidative stress issue (April 2014)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4017017/


Statins and antioxidants together work better than statins alone
http://atvb.ahajournals.org/content/28/3/e18.long


Antioxidants alone do not help
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22419320


The effect of blood pressure and cholesterol reduction on CHD in UK
http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/5/1/e006070.full


Statin vs red yeast rice
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18613992


Red yeast rice under scientific scrutiny
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4045580/