Lipitor and The Dracula of Modern Technology

Lipitor and The Dracula of Modern Technology

Lipitor and The Dracula of Modern Technology by Jeffrey Dach MD Perhaps you have seen the Direct-to-Consumer TV and print advertisements with Robert Jarvik, the inventor of the Jarvik Heart, speaking on behalf of the Pfizer’s anti-cholesterol drug, Lipitor.  With … Continue reading

Cholesterol Lowering Statin Drugs for Women Just Say No by Jeffrey Dach MD

Cholesterol Lowering Statin Drugs for Women Just Say No by Jeffrey Dach MD.  Judith Walsh MD reviewed 20 years of statin drug  data in JAMA in 2004.  She concludes that Cholesterol lowering with statin drugs does not reduce total mortality … Continue reading

Stephen Sinatra on Cholesterol and Statin Drugs

Stephen Sinatra on Cholesterol and Statin Drugs, a Choir Boy Turns Disbeliever – When a choirboy turns disbeliever, it makes you take notice.  Dr. Stephen Sinatra MD explains in his newsletter a number of observations changed his opinion and transformed him … Continue reading

Atherosclerosis and Heart Disease How Does it Happen

Atherosclerosis and Heart Disease: How Does it Happen?  by Jeffrey Dach, MD.  Atherosclerotic plaque formation is a series of events.  The very first event is the deposition of lipoproteins called the Fatty Streak which eventually becomes the lipid core of the … Continue reading