Cardiac Rhythm and Arrhythmias

Note: We will cover HIV vaccines soon; these are some notes from my pharma class. Cardiac Rhythm and Arrhythmias Most days we don’t think about it, but our heart is pretty important.  Beating constantly, it provides a flow of blood that keeps our organs fed and...
Are Cholesterol Target Levels Too Low?

Are Cholesterol Target Levels Too Low?

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the single biggest cause of health problems and death in the USA and the world. Statins offer a way to help treat CHD, but have become perhaps too heavily pushed. And the target level of cholesterol to reach may have been lowered too...

Benefits of Ezetimibe for Heart Disease?

Cholesterol lowering medications have been increasingly prescribed in the United States. The best selling medication of all time is Lipitor, one such drug. This blog will be exploring statin use and safety over the next week. A recent non-statin drug is Ezetimibe. It...