Archives for June 29, 2010

ACCORD analyses find a few faint glimmers of hope

New analyses of the ACCORD trial, presented at the ADA meeting and published online in the Lancet and the New England Journal of Medicine, find a few, very faint glimmers of hope amid the generally dismal results of the trial….

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Authors of JUPITER attack are members of obscure anti-cholesterol group

Two of the authors of the recent vicious attack on JUPITER published in Archives of Internal Medicine are members of an obscure, cult-like group of cholesterol skeptics. The organization,  The International Network of Cholesterol Skeptics (THINCS), is resolutely opposed to the cholesterol hypothesis. Members of the group consistently seeks to denigrate the beneficial effects of…

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