I hold no stocks in statin manufacturing, neither I get paid under any form by any of these industries. This is my own clinical opinion supported by peer-reviewed published evidence.
I make a terrible patient. I ask a ton of questions, I check myriads of connections, and I’m fixated on finding the root cause – a behavior that tends to drive nuts many clinicians. I do the same for my patients, however.
The story that I’m about to tell you was the research analysis of nobody more savant than a very observant kid growing guppy fish. Like any history that one doesn’t learn the lesson of, this history was about to repeat itself over and over until the lesson was taken. I didn’t get that lesson until … Continue reading What do we do to deserve the flu?!
I was used to reading about a few side effect reports here and there and then wait decades to have enough cases to draw a conclusion. Facebook is different: I encounter dozens of reports every day as I get online. If I ask for clarification the reply comes right away with plenty of details and often pictures too!
For the last decade, at this time of the year, I followed a holiday tradition of my own. A tradition that – somewhere, deep in my heart – I thought will make the world a better place.
A couple of months ago I was sharing the thought of launching this blog with my cousin.
My inbox reported a new incoming message from a longtime friend. As I glanced at its first lines, it caught my eye in an unusual way. It read: “I thought of you because you know much better than many what change means (in general and in particular). Enjoy and share further if you like it”.