While preparing my Grand Rounds presentation on Omega-3 fatty acids and cardiovascular disease risk I reviewed in detail three recent large randomized trials which showed no benefit of fish oil
The skeptical cardiologist recently gave a virtual presentation for the Saint Louis University School of Medicine Grand Rounds which was an update on recent studies examining the therapeutic benefit of
Yesterday, a patient I’m seeing for atrial fibrillation told me that he was taking fish oil supplements that his eye doctor had recommended and sold to him for dry eyes.
If by now you are still taking fish oil supplements despite my last post on the topic I present three more reasons to stop wasting your money and destroying the
The skeptical cardiologist has a confession to make: he’s been adding ground flaxseed to his typical late morning full fat yoghurt plus berries and almonds. Adding flaxseed seems dangerously close
Avid readers of the skeptical cardiologist know that he is not an advocate of fish oil supplements. One of my first posts (1/2013) was devoted to taking down the mammoth OTC
Aspirin is a unique drug, the prototypical two-edged sword of pharmaceuticals. It has the capability of stopping platelets, the sticky elements in our blood, from forming clots that cause strokes
Anthony C. Pearson M.D., F.A.C.C. is a cardiologist, musician, writer and a regular columnist at MedPage Today