Linus Pauling Heart Disease Prevention with Vitamin C This article is part one, for part two click here. The Steam Roller is Not Joking I once had a conversation with a cardiologist friend of mine in which I casually mentioned … Continue reading →
Fake Research on Heart Disease by Sugar Industry by Jeffrey Dach MD Fraudulent research comes in many flavors. Perhaps the most memorable scientific fraud was the 1974 case of Dr William Summerlin, a dermatologist at Sloan Kettering who claimed … Continue reading →
Defending the Cholesterol Hypothesis in the Elderly by Jeffrey Dach MD Med Page Today ran an article by cardiologist Larry Husten, defending the cholesterol theory of heart disease entitled “Cholesterol Skeptics Launch Another Attack”. (1)(10) Left Image Medpage Today Logo … Continue reading →
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 →
Testosterone Found to Cause Heart Attacks in Obese Smokers With Heart Disease by Jeffrey Dach MD This article is Part One, For Part Two Click Here. For part three click here. How Not to Do a Testosterone Clinical Trial A testosterone … Continue reading →
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 →
Healthy Men Should Not Take Statins by Jeffrey Dach MD. This bombshell article by Rita Redberg, MD, appeared in April 2012 JAMA advising healthy men with high cholesterol to stay away from statin anti-cholesterol drugs, pointing out there is no … Continue reading →
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