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    Wednesday, April 08, 2015

    CANCER

    Obese women have 41% greater lifetime risk of cancer than healthy weight women

    Obese women (BMI of 30 or more) have a 41% greater lifetime risk of cancer than healthy weight women according to Cancer Research UK .



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Apr 08, 2015 12:50 pm | [0] comments

    BREAST CANCER

    Obese women have 25% greater lifetime risk of breast cancer than healthy weight women

    Obese women (BMI of 30 or more) have a 25% greater lifetime risk of breast cancer than healthy weight women according to Cancer Research UK .



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Apr 08, 2015 12:30 pm | [0] comments

    PANCREATIC CANCER

    Obese women have 31% greater lifetime risk of pancreatic cancer than healthy weight women

    Obese women (BMI of 30 or more) have a 31% greater lifetime risk of pancreatic cancer than healthy weight women according to Cancer Research UK .



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Apr 08, 2015 12:25 pm | [0] comments

    BOWEL CANCER

    Obese women have 32% greater lifetime risk of bowel cancer than healthy weight women

    Obese women (BMI of 30 or more) have a 32% greater lifetime risk of bowel cancer than healthy weight women according to Cancer Research UK .



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Apr 08, 2015 12:20 pm | [0] comments

    KIDNEY CANCER

    Obese women have 78% greater lifetime risk of kidney cancer than healthy weight women

    Obese women (BMI of 30 or more) have a 78% greater lifetime risk of kidney cancer than healthy weight women according to Cancer Research UK .



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Apr 08, 2015 12:15 pm | [0] comments

    GALLBLADDER CANCER

    Obese women have 100% greater lifetime risk of gallbladder cancer than healthy weight women

    Obese women (BMI of 30 or more) have a 100% greater lifetime risk of gallbladder cancer (twice the risk) than healthy weight women according to Cancer Research UK .



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Apr 08, 2015 12:10 pm | [0] comments

    ENDOMETRIAL CANCER

    Obese women have 131% greater lifetime risk of uterine cancer than healthy weight women

    Obese women (BMI of 30 or more) have a 131% greater lifetime risk of uterine cancer / endometrial cancer (2.3 times the risk) than healthy weight women according to Cancer Research UK .



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Apr 08, 2015 12:05 pm | [0] comments

    OESOPHAGEAL CANCER

    Obese women have 133% greater lifetime risk of oesophageal cancer than healthy weight women

    Obese women (BMI of 30 or more) have a 133% greater lifetime risk of oesophageal cancer / adenocarcinoma (2.3 times greater risk) than healthy weight women according to Cancer Research UK .



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    Sunday, April 05, 2015

    STATINS

    Statins are NOT effective, but can CAUSE heart disease, heart failure and diabetes notes a new paper

    “In summary, statins are not only ineffective in preventing CHD [coronary heart disease] events but instead are capable of increasing CHD and heart failure,”  according to a new paper by Peter H. Langsjoen MD featured in the documentary “Statin Nation” and others.

    “Physicians who are involved in prescribing cholesterol-lowering medications cannot ignore the moral responsibility of ‘informed consent’.

    “Patients must be informed of all statin adverse effects, including the ability to cause CHD and heart failure, onset of diabetes mellitus, carcinogenicity, teratogenicity and central and peripheral nervous disorders besides the well-known rhabdomyolysis and hepatic injury.”

    “Most of these adverse effects of statins become apparent after 6 or more years of statin therapy.”

    “Chronic administration could ultimately lead to these statin adverse effects as pharmaceutical and biochemical research has now demonstrated.”



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Apr 05, 2015 11:10 am | [0] comments

    STATINS

    Statins can cause coronary artery calcification by inhibiting synthesis of vitamin K2

    Statins can cause coronary artery calcification by inhibiting synthesis of vitamin K2 according to a new paper by Peter H. Langsjoen MD featured in the documentary “Statin Nation” and others.

    “Pharmacological evidence and clinical trial results support the interpretation that statins stimulate atherogenesis by suppressing vitamin K2 synthesis and thereby enhancing artery calcification,” the paper notes.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Apr 05, 2015 10:55 am | [0] comments

    STATINS

    Statins can cause congestive heart failure

    Statins can cause congestive heart failure by depleting coenzyme Q10 and ‘heme A’ which reduces ATP production according to a new paper by Peter H. Langsjoen MD featured in the documentary “Statin Nation” and others.

    Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) is an energy molecule.

    “Statins cause heart failure by depleting the myocardium [heart muscle] of CoQ10, ‘heme A’ and selenoproteins, thereby impairing mitochondrial ATP production,” the paper notes.



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    STATINS

    Statins provide no beneficial effect on coronary heart disease in trials since 2004-2005

    “After 2004–2005 [when new penalties were put in place regarding clinical trials in the EU], all clinical trials, performed by scientists relatively free of conflict of interest with pharmaceutical industries, reported… no significant beneficial effects were observed [with the use of statins] for the prevention of CHD [coronary heart disease],” according to a new paper by Peter H. Langsjoen MD featured in the documentary “Statin Nation” and others.

    “Currently, the majority of scientists continue to claim that statins are effective in preventing CHD [coronary heart disease], but these claims are based on meta-analyses of reports, including those published before the EU regulation (mostly in 1990s).”



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Apr 05, 2015 10:30 am | [0] comments

    STATINS

    Statin-induced impairment in heart muscle function appears to be permanent

    “Statin-induced impairment in heart muscle function appears to be permanent, and even though patients may clinically benefit from discontinuation of the statin along with supplemental CoQ10, we believe that many years of statin drug therapy result in the gradual accumulation of mitochondrial DNA damage,” according to a new paper by Peter H. Langsjoen MD featured in the documentary “Statin Nation” and others.

    “A prolonged decrease in mitochondrial CoQ10 would diminish the ability to protect mitochondrial DNA from free radical damage.”



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Apr 05, 2015 10:30 am | [0] comments

    STATINS

    Statins are likely a major contributing factor to the one million heart failures in US each year

    “With more than one million heart failure hospitalizations every year in the USA, the rapidly increasing prevalence of congestive heart failure is now described as an epidemic and it is likely that statin drug therapy is a major contributing factor,” according to a new paper by Peter H. Langsjoen MD featured in the documentary “Statin Nation” and others.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Apr 05, 2015 10:10 am | [0] comments

    Monday, March 30, 2015

    STATINS & CANCER

    Prolonged use of statins associated with a 18% increased risk of lung cancer

    Prolonged use of statins for more than 4 years was associated with a 18% increased risk of lung cancer according to a recent analysis of data from 574 UK general practices from 1998-2008.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Mar 30, 2015 2:00 pm | [0] comments

    STATINS & CANCER

    Prolonged use of statins associated with a 23% increased risk of colorectal cancer

    Prolonged use of statins for more than 4 years was associated with a 23% increased risk of colorectal cancer according to a recent analysis of data from 574 UK general practices from 1998-2008.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Mar 30, 2015 1:52 pm | [0] comments

    STATINS & CANCER

    Prolonged use of statins associated with a 29% increased risk of bladder cancer

    Prolonged use of statins for more than 4 years was associated with a 29% increased risk of bladder cancer according to a recent analysis of data from 574 UK general practices from 1998-2008.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Mar 30, 2015 1:40 pm | [0] comments

    Sunday, March 15, 2015

    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Statins increase kidney failure, 23 extra patients per 10,000 statin users

    For every 10,000 people taking a statin, there are 23 additional patients who develop kidney failure because of the statin according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Mar 15, 2015 3:20 pm | [0] comments

    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Statins increase cataracts, 307 extra patients per 10,000 statin users

    For every 10,000 people taking a statin, there are 307 extra patients who develop cataracts because of the statin according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Mar 15, 2015 3:20 pm | [0] comments

    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Statins increase liver dysfunction, 74 extra patients per 10,000 statin users

    For every 10,000 people taking a statin, there are 74 additional patients who develop liver dysfunction because of the statin according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Mar 15, 2015 3:10 pm | [0] comments

    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Statins increases muscle fatigabilty by 30%

    Statins increase muscle fatigabilty by 30% according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Mar 15, 2015 3:00 pm | [0] comments

    STATIN PROBLEMS

    11.3% of patients taking high dose statins experienced rhabdomyolysis

    11.3% of patients taking high dose statins experienced rhabdomyolysis—a breakdown of muscle tissue that releases a damaging protein into the blood —according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Statins increase erectile dysfunction 10-fold in young men

    Statins increase erectile dysfunction 10-fold in young men taking the lowest dose of statins according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Statins can induce insulin resistance

    Statins can induce insulin resistance according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Statins increase the risk of non-melanoma skin cancers 1.6-fold

    Statins increase the risk of non-melanoma skin cancers 1.6-fold according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.

    “For unknown reasons, since these publications the squamous cell carcinoma has been excluded in all reports from subsequent statin trials,” the paper notes.



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    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Long-term statin use is associated with a 23% increased risk of colorectal cancer

    Long-term statin use (more than 4 years) is associated with a 23% increased risk of colorectal cancer according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Long-term statin use is associated with a 29% increased risk of colorectal cancer

    Long-term statin use (more than 4 years) is associated with a 29% increased risk of bladder cancer according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Long-term statin use is associated with a 18% increased risk of lung cancer

    Long-term statin use (more than 4 years) is associated with a 18% increased risk of lung cancer according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    STATIN PROBLEMS

    High cholesterol levels are protective in the elderly

    “[H]igh cholesterol levels have been found to be protective in elderly” according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    STATIN PROBLEMS

    High cholesterol levels are protective in heart failure patients

    “[H]igh cholesterol levels have been found to be protective in… heart failure patients” according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Low cholesterol levels are associated with higher incidence of bleeding in the brain

    Low cholesterol levels are associated with higher incidence of bleeding in the brain according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Low cholesterol levels are associated with higher incidence of depression

    Low cholesterol levels are associated with higher incidence of depression according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Low cholesterol levels are associated with higher incidence of cancer

    Low cholesterol levels are associated with higher incidence of cancer according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Higher cholesterol levels are associated with an decreased risk of Parkinson’s

    Each mmol per liter (39 mg/dL) increase in cholesterol levels decreases the risk of developing Parkinson’s Disease by 23% according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.

    “The risk reduction was significant in women but not in men,” the paper notes.



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    Friday, February 13, 2015

    Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD

    12 serious heart problems deleted from diabetes drug study of rosiglitazone (Avandia), Prof Gøt

    Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD notes that the RECORD trial of the diabetes drug rosiglitazone (Avandia) was terribly manipulated by GlaxoSmithKline.

    An article published in the New York Times on July 9, 2010 titled, “Caustic Government Report Deals Blow to Diabetes Drug” revealed that Dr. Thomas Marciniak, a reviewer at the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), found a dozen instances in which patients taking Rosiglitazone (Avandia) suffered serious heart problems that were not counted in the study’s tally of adverse events.

    The article also notes that “It [ Rosiglitazone (Avandia) ] has been shown to increase the risks of bone fractures and to cause swelling that can lead to heart failure and eye problems.”

    The article also notes that “Dr. Jerome P. Kassirer, a former editor of The New England Journal, said the Record trial raised the question “whether the entire system is corrupt.””



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    Saturday, February 07, 2015

    Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD

    2 out of 20 healthy volunteers given sertraline (Zoloft) became suicidal, Prof. Gøetsch

    2 out of 20 healthy volunteers given 50-100 mg of sertraline (Zoloft) became suicidal became suicidal notes Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD in this video clip.

    The study he is referring to can be download here.



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    Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD

    Merck hid 3 heart attacks in VIGOR trial of Vioxx, Prof. Gøetsch

    “Vioxx [ rofecoxib, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, a Cox-2 inhibitor ] is estimated to have killed about 30,000 people,” says Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD in this video clip.

    “Merck HID cases of myocardial infarction [ heart attacks ].”



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    Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD

    Merck lied about heart attacks with its anti-inflammatory drug, Vioxx (rofecoxib), Prof Gøetsch

    Merck lied about heart attacks with it’s drug, Vioxx [ rofecoxib, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, a Cox-2 inhibitor ] which is estimated to have killed about 30,000 people notes Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD in this video clip.

    Merck was told by the FDA to tell American doctors, but instead, they told doctors that the risk of heart attack with it’s drug was one-eighth (1/8) that of other drugs notes Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD.



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    Wednesday, February 04, 2015

    Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD

    Drug studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine are advertisements, Prof. Gøetsch

    “What the drug industry publishes, even in the New England Journal of Medicine, should be viewed as an ADVERTISEMENT and nothing else,” notes Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD in this video clip.



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    Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD

    8 children on the SSRI antidepressant paroxetine (Paxil) had suicidal thoughts, Prof Gøtzsche

    In a study of the SSRI antidepressant paroxetine (Paxil) in adolescents, 8 children developed suicidal thoughts while on the drug, but the study published in a medical journal did NOT mention any of these 8 children, and instead said that there was only one (1) adverse event related to the drug, a headache in one person, notes Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD in this video clip.



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