I’ve written before in these pages about the critical importance of clinical research, especially randomized controlled trials (RCT). These trials...
The 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase inhibitors, also known as statins, are the treatment of choice for hyperlipidemia.(1...
Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is a term applying to situations in which blood supplied to the heart muscle is suddenly blocked. A blockage in a...
Aha! I was hoping that the title of this little essay might grab your attention. But what exactly am I referring to here? Blood pressure? Blood...
The American Council on Exercise (ACE) is a one-stop shop for better living, outside and in.
Which is better at keeping patients with diabetes and coronary artery disease (CAD) alive: surgery or medical treatment with drugs? In a long-term...