Bullying and golf handicaps – the statin stoush spreads

Do statins affect your golf handicap? Does an erroneous side-effect figure require retraction or correction of an academic paper? These are just two of the latest developments in the widening stoush over a statin side effects article published in the BMJ.

The journal’s editor Fiona Godlee has referred a paper for independent review after a leading statin researcher called for its retraction. The dispute centred