FDA Panel Recommends Crestor to Prevent Heart Attacks in Healthy People

The joke in the world of heart disease is that "they should put statins in the water," but to a U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel that has recommended giving statins to "healthy" people, it's no joke. The panel voted 12 to four with one abstention to recommend that the potent statin Crestor (rosuvastatin) be approved to prevent heart attacks in people who have no history of heart disease and don't fit the traditional profile of an "at risk" population. The FDA is not obligated...Full Story
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