Monday, September 28, 2015

Why women should not take statin drugs!

Several articles written by very credible doctors and researchers conclude that the risk far out weighs the benefit.

Read more here - Statins and women.

Do Statins Speed up Aging… Or Slow It? - Eenfeldt

Do Statins Speed up Aging… Or Slow It?

"What the researchers showed was that statin drugs make stem cells – that rejuvenate the body – divide more slowly in a test tube. This could be expected, as statins slow access to the cholesterol building blocks needed for cell division.

However, slowing the division of stem cells is not necessarily speeding up the aging process (even if it might feel that way). As stem cells have a limited number of divisions it could actually preserve stem cells. It could be argued to likely slow the aging process."

Read the complete article here.