News: Most hernia mesh procedures are unproven and unsafe

Vaginal mesh surgery has now been suspended in the UK because of similar problems - but hernia meshes are still being used. More than a million Americans have hernia repair surgery every year—and yet many of the mesh implant procedures have never been properly researched, and around 10 percent of patients are in constant pain …

News: Statins Discourage Healthy Lifestyle Change

I can't say I find this surprising, do you?! The Times 6.2.20  “STATINS STOP PATIENTS LEADING HEALTHY LIFESTYLES” Statins & blood pressure pills may not be as effective as thought because people consider them a “free-pass” to lead a less healthy lifestyle, a large study suggests.  Researchers followed 40,000 people & found those on the …