MODERN MEDICINE

Do-It-Yourself China Study

do-it-yourself-china-study-scientist“The China Study,” by T. Colin Campbell, is the bible of veganism. It is a huge book which covers a lot of ground and makes many valuable points. The name of the book comes from a series of observational studies done in 69 counties in China called the China-Oxford-Cornell Project. Dr. Campbell himself led two of these studies, and from this project, he concludes that “plant-based foods are beneficial, and animal-based foods are not.” This conclusion has been disputed. See, for instance, Minger here, or Masterjohn here. OR see for yourself.

Statins Suppress the Immune System, This Is Bad and Dangerous

Though it is widely assumed that statins work by lowering cholesterol, other pills that also lower it, ezetimibe, for instance, show no benefit. SostatinsWarning what is the extra ingredient that purportedly causes statins to reduce heart events?

Statins alone decrease heart “events” in some groups of people. There has been no overall benefit shown on any group though. They do reduce heart attacks, though increasing cancer and adult onset diabetes. As far as mortality goes, it’s about a tradeoff. Less cardio deaths, but an offsetting amount of other deaths. But why, exactly, do statins reduce heart attacks? Interestingly, the answer isn’t really known. It was assumed that they worked by reducing cholesterol. But this doesn’t seem to be the case.

New Hypertension Standards Are Bad

A Drug Cocktail That Benefits Very Sick People Is Being Paraded As A Major Breakthrough And Will Likely Be Widely And Inappropriately hyoertension-Pill CocktailApplied

It’s déjà vu all over again, as the late Yogi Berra is said to have said. It is almost normal that whenever a drug benefits a narrow cohort, it almost immediately gets thrown at a much wider one.

SGLT2 Inhibitors – A Strange and Dangerous Way to Lower Blood Glucose

In Spite of Numerous Side Effects, the Drug Industry Continues to Push SGLT2 Inhibitors, a Completely Unnecessary Drug. Now it is Reportedcrestor-pills-money to Dissolve Bone, a Completely Predictable Side Effect.

Any sugar or starch that is consumed goes almost immediately into the bloodstream. Under certain circumstances it can accumulate, and accumulation above a certain level is called Type II Diabetes or Adult Onset Diabetes.