Haim posted Oct 10, 2012 5:43 AM (GSC's remarks follow): > > Kirby Urner Posted: Oct 9, 2012 1:02 PM > > >Lets just say that the two presenters are not really > > >"buying" the concept of race, but they're both avid > >students of it (one a sociologist, the other a > population > >biologist, though with mostly non-humans a focus > (moths > >don't come in "races")). > > How lovely for them. Here is what a responsible > ble voice sounds like, > > - ------------------------------ > http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/PostmarketDrugSafe > tyInformationforPatientsandProviders/DrugSafetyInforma > tionforHeathcareProfessionals/PublicHealthAdvisories/u > cm051756.htm > Description of current changes to the Crestor label > > In a pharmacokinetic study involving a diverse > population of Asians residing in the United States, > rosuvastatin drug levels were found to be elevated > approximately 2-fold compared with a Caucasian > control group. As a result of these findings, the > "Dosage and Administration" section of the label now > states that the 5 mg dose of Crestor should be > considered as the start dose for Asian patients and > any increase in dose should take into consideration > the increased drug exposure in this patient > population. Results of this pharmacokinetic study are > further discussed under the "Clinical Pharmacology" > and "Precautions" section of labeling. > - ------------------------------- > > You may know that Crestor is an important drug in > in the statins class, used to > > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crestor > ...treat high cholesterol and related conditions, and > to prevent cardiovascular disease. > > Crestor is certainly too important to ignore, but it > turns out that doctors must take special care with > their Asian patients. > > I guess when you study moths, you are free to > to pretend there are no important differences among > human populations. Thank God nobody's life is in > their hands. > > Haim > No representation without taxation. > I wonder, did the "responsible voice" also demand anything like the following?
- -- "PUT THE EDUCATION MAFIA IN JAIL!" - -- "BLOW UP THE SCHOOLS OF EDUCATION!"
Just asking. GSC ("Still Shoveling Away!") - with apologies if due to Barry Garelick for any tedium caused; and the observation that the obvious way to avoid at least this tedium in life is simply not to open any message purporting to originate from GSC.