Posts Tagged ‘statins’

Medicine: “A Moral Hazard”

April 28, 2014 — A new study and a commentary in JAMA Internal Medicine propose that effective medicines can be a “moral hazard.” Takehiro Sugiyama and colleagues analyzed data from the National Health Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) and found an association between using cholesterol-lowering statin drugs and the consumption of fat and calories. They found that people […]