The Big Pharma Cartel has scared Americans into thinking that if they don’t lower their cholesterol, they are a ticking time bomb that will eventually end with a fatal heart attack. It is an amazing feat when you consider that these drugs have never been shown, in any individual who has not had a heart attack or stroke, to save lives, prolong lives, or reduce the risk of a fatal heart attack.

A recent study reported that in women, current users of statins for 10 years or longer had a 83% increase risk of invasive ductal carcinoma and a 97% increase risk of invasive lobular carcinoma of the breast as compared to never users.

Among women with high cholesterol levels, current users of statins for 10 years or longer had a 204% increase risk of invasive ductal carcinoma and a 243% increase risk of invasive lobular carcinoma as compared to never users.

Breast cancer is a plague affecting nearly one in seven U.S. women. There are many, many studies showing a lowered cholesterol level increases the cancer risk. It should come as no surprise that chemically lowering cholesterol levels will increase cancer rates. more  

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Durgaji, I have stated extensively that this article is a promotional gimmick by the site that had this article. Please look at the details.

I have also stated why they are necessary.

TOI in fact has more half baked medical stories than the rest. Anyways, trust the doctors and their prescriptions. Did TOI mention that the patients of excess cholesterol in UK are approximately 2-5% of the entire population? more  
Just today's TOI news is that UK is increasingly prescribing these " statins " to control excessive cholesterol in UK population ! We are confused ! more  
I may be wrong, but maybe this is the longest discussion I have seen on local circles about any topic. ever more  
Yes, Alok, Saumya,Chandra kanta, good discussions are always good, gives lot of information, how much and how far the real truth is, even hard words are good sign of agressive and progressive discussion. welcome all and good luck to all more  
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