CATEGORY: Stuff in the ‘cardiovascular events’ Category

Statins: Should You Use Them?

Can Taking Statins Prevent a Heart Attack? When Statin drugs were first prescribed, they were prescribed for those people who had already had a first heart attack in the hopes of preventing a second event. The thinking was that Statin[...]

Testosterone Replacement Headlines: Can They Be Trusted?

This week, Brett Newcomb and I are once again examining the news media and the way that they present information about medical research and medical progress, often through misleading headlines. Last month, Dr. Andrew Kates—a cardiologist at Washington University—published an[...]