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Statins Do More Harm Than Good

Amid the pandemic media storm in January 2021, a study1 published in the journal Atherosclerosis quietly revealed that people taking statin medications had a higher rate of cardiovascular events than those who were not on statins.2 In the study, the researchers separated the participants by assigning them a coronary artery calcium (CAC) score. This is… Read More »

#Healthin2Point00, Episode 219 | Health Catalyst acquires Twistle, Hims acquires Apostrophe, & more

Health in 2 Point 00 Jun 29, 2021• Today on Health in 2 Point 00, Jess claims that I am to blame! But for what?? On Episode 219, Jess and I talk about home care software company AlayaCare raising $ 225 million CAD. Next, Health Catalyst acquires Twistle for $ 104 million and Hims acquires… Read More »

Hormone Replacement Therapy for Men: Types & More

Hormone Replacement Therapy: Definition When we talk about hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in men, we’re talking about testosterone. A small amount of testosterone is produced in the adrenal glands, but for men the majority of testosterone is produced in the testicles. Testosterone has both physical and psychological benefits.1 Physically, the hormone has several functions for… Read More »

Severe Covid Is More Often Fatal in Africa Than in Other Regions

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Severe Covid Is More Often Fatal in Africa Than in Other Regions Inadequate treatment for critically ill patients contributed to higher death rates in Africa, compared to other parts of the world, a study found. Treating a Covid patient in Mekele, Ethiopia,… Read More »