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Letters Hypercholesterolaemia

Clarifications from adverse drug reactions agency

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a1669 (Published 16 September 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a1669

Please don’t panic!

In an embarrassed and embarrassing set of clarifications from the
West Midlands Centre for Adverse Drug Reactions (CADRe), Dr Cox appears to
offer readers a nitpicking distraction from a very important matter: the
artificial lowering of cholesterol may yet prove to be a cause of cancer.

Who is really misleading whom?

Competing interests:
None declared

Competing interests: No competing interests

19 September 2008
Mark Struthers
General Practitioner
Bedfordshire, UK. mark.struthers@which.net