Chlorination solves many bacterial waterborne illnesses, but does it cause the leading cause of death in North America? If it does, is the drug industry suppressing this information to keep sales in the billions?
Atherosclerosis is a fancy medical word for a big problem that plagues most of us – the cause of heart attacks.
Of course they recommend changing lifestyles (not so much diets), but they know it means more drug sales in the end.
Tens of millions more Americans will qualify for a diagnosis of high blood pressure and will need to change their lifestyles or take medicines for the condition, under new medical guidelines released Monday. The guidelines, formulated by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, sharply lower the threshold for normal blood pressure, in effect moving the goalposts for patients nationwid
The lower threshold for statin prescriptions is certainly welcome news for their manufacturers; the drugs have been among the most prescribed class in the U.S. in recent years, and in 2013, rosuvastatin (Crestor) topped the list, earning AstraZeneca $5.4 billion in sales, according to IMS Health.