Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Cholesterol - lower is bad.....

Peter over at the Hyperlipid blog has put up a good post tracking through some recent papers showing again and again that scientists keep reporting that low cholesterol levels are associated with cancer and indeed "with all-cause mortality, showing significant associations with death through cancer, liver diseases, and mental diseases." Of course, the scientists really don't like to admit this.....

Check it out at Colorectal cancer and cholesterol

1 comment:

CR said...

That is a great post by Peter. I really enjoy the fact that he gets passionate about breaking down the statistics. A little righteous anger seems appropriate considering how many people may have been made vulnerable to colorectal cancer by the emphasis on lowering cholesterol levels no matter what.