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Post image for Intensive diabetes treatments give mixed results

By Julie Steenhuysen
CHICAGO (Reuters) – Aggressive drug treatment to lower blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol in diabetics does little to prevent heart disease and strokes, but it does help prevent diabetic eye disease, nerve and kidney disease, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday.
The five-year, U.S. government-backed study, presented at the American Diabetes Association meeting on […]

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Post image for Big Pharma lies about statin drugs finally exposed in British Medical Journal

(NaturalNews) To hear Big Pharma tell it, statin drugs are “miracle” medicines that have prevented millions of heart attacks and strokes. But a recent study published in the British Medical Journal tells a completely different story: For every heart attack prevented by the drug, two or more people suffered liver damage, kidney failure, cataracts or […]

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Post image for Cheap Vitamin B Beats Big Pharma’s Zetia cholesterol drug

by E. Huff
(NaturalNews) A recent study found that niacin, a form of vitamin B, is far more beneficial to heart patients with high cholesterol than is the popular cholesterol drug Zetia. Dr. Anthony DeMaria, a leading cardiologist and editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology stated that the findings will eliminate Zetia […]

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Post image for Adding fat-lowering drug no help for diabetic hearts

By Bill Berkrot and Debra Sherman
ATLANTA (Reuters) – Adding a drug that lowers blood fats known as triglycerides to cholesterol-fighting statins provided no additional protection from heart attack, stroke and death from heart disease in patients with Type 2 diabetes, according to data from a large study.
The study run by the National Institutes of Health, […]

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Post image for Cholesterol drugs raise diabetes risk by 9 percent

April 22, 2010
by Ethan A. Huff
(NaturalNews) A recent report out of the University of Glasgow has revealed that popular cholesterol drugs like Crestor and Lipitor are responsible for increasing user risk of developing diabetes. Published in the journal Lancet, the report quantifies the severity of the side effect for which doctors and researchers have only […]

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