Prominent doctors declare their opposition to the planned expansion of statin prescribing
“Sir Richard Thompson, President of the Royal College of Physicians, has pronounced himself along other prominent doctors against the statin industry.
There are, to my mind, two camps of doctors in terms of their attitude to statins. Some maintain these drugs are ‘highly effective’ and very safe (and might even be put in the water supply). Others (who bother to look objectively at the research) tell us that statins only help a small minority of people who take them, and have potential harms that are real but underplayed by statin proponents.” ……….
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