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Four in one polypill halves predicted cardiovascular risk, international study shows

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d3355 (Published 27 May 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d3355

Headline news

The headline

"Four in one polypill halves predicted cardiovascular risk,
international study shows" (1)

might equally well have been

"International study shows that 94% get no benefit and 58% suffer
side effects from polypill".

dr.johndoherty@gmail.com

(1) Mayor S. Four in one polypill halves predicted cardiovascular
risk, international study shows.BMJ 2011; 342:d3355. (Published 27 May
2011)

Competing interests: No competing interests

31 May 2011
John Doherty
Retired
Vienna 1040