Joined: 15 Jul 2006 Posts: 445 Location: melbourne, Australia
Heart attack risk from low cholestrol
Reading this I guess they want more people to take the lethally dangerous drug Lipitor. It's a well known fact that the human body needs some cholestrol yet the "scientists" claim that it can now cause heart attacks. Wonder how much Pfizer paid them to say that.
PEOPLE who drastically reduce high levels of bad cholesterol will still have a significant risk of heart disease if their good cholesterol is too low, new research shows.
A study led by the Heart Research Institute in Sydney has revealed the vital role that so-called good cholesterol, high density lipoprotein (HDL), plays in cardiovascular risk.
Scientists studied patients who had reduced their bad cholesterol, or LDL, to 1.7 millimoles (mmol), the low level recommended for aggressive treatment in very high risk people