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Cholesterol, Statins -

Another important issue is that many statin trials have had “run-in” periods where thousands of participants were removed from the study prior to data collection. If someone in the statin arm suffered an adverse event, in many cases he or she was removed from the study (an equal number must be removed from the placebo arm to match the trial populations).

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Cholesterol -

Cholesterol is a peculiar molecule. It is often called a lipid or a fat. However, the chemical term for a molecule such as cholesterol is alcohol, although it doesn’t behave like alcohol. Its numerous carbon and hydrogen atoms are put together in an intricate three-dimensional network, impossible to dissolve in water.

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