A New Era in Cholesterol-Busting Drugs

Could PCSK9 inhibitors, a new class of cholesterol-busting drugs, be right for you? Here are 4 things you need to know about these powerful drugs, which can help lower your bad (LDL) cholesterol by up to 50 to 70 percent.

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Observational Studies: The Good, Bad, and the Ugly

We raised a ruckus the other day with two words.  “Junk science”.  The phrase occurred in a quote from Steven Nissen, MD, chair of Cardiovascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Nissen was evaluating an observational study that appeared to coffee that people who drank coffee lived longer lives. Dr. Nissen’s issue was how observational studies … Read More