Statin use is linked to shingles infection and herpes re-activation, study says

By Celeste McGovern A major study — strangely ignored by the mainstream media — found that statin drugs, widely prescribed for lowering cholesterol levels, are linked to an elevated risk of shingles activation. Multiple studies have found a link between statin use and shingles in the past but the current study published in the journal, BMJ Open, […]

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Bayer Suspends Essure Sterilizing Birth-Control Implant From Foreign Markets

But it is business as usual in the U.S. for the device plagued by lawsuits and allegations of harm. Celeste McGovern German drugs and pesticides manufacturer Bayer AG will discontinue marketing its birth-control sterilization device Essure in all countries outside of the United States, the company quietly announced this month. Complaints from women about health […]

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