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AAS: Lowering cholesterol is important

11 November – Media Watch questions journalism standard of ABC Catalyst Program “Heart of the Matter”. Read more

08 November – Australian Doctor addressed a list of questions that GPs are likely to face from patients, giving simple, correct answers according to current scientific thinking. Read more

04 November – ABC Health Report “Over the last couple of weeks on ABC Television’s Catalyst there’s been a major investigation into whether cholesterol is the coronary risk factor that we’ve been led to believe and that taking statins can have a detrimental effect. Statins are the medications which are widely used to lower LDL – the so-called bad form of cholesterol. This program will try to make some sense of the debate.” Click here for discussion between Dr Norman Swan and AAS Past-President Professor Peter Clifton.