New report condemns their use.
I have been on these drugs for some time due to high cholesterol. It is interesting that while they indeed do lower cholesterol, they do not have a lot of other obvious benefits aside from that, and in addition, they have a lot of bad side effects.
- Sultan, Sherif and Hynes, Niamh. July 2013. The Ugly Side of Statins. Systemic Appraisal of the Contemporary Unknown Unknowns. Journal of Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Vol.3, No.3.