Who could have predicted that a highly lucrative drug might turn out to have some unpredicted nasty side effects? I have posted before about statins, since I've seen cases in my clinic of people with new muscle aches and pains, or back pain, or shoulder pain, etc... that started when they started ... Read More about Cholesterol Drugs (Statins) Linked With Diabetes Risk
Just for the sake of completeness, I will post my letter to the Economist here. I didn't get it in in a timely fashion because of my last Spain trip in May, but I'll "publish" it here instead. It is in response to the Economist articles about Alternative Medicine, here and here.Sir:I was amused ... Read More about Letter to the Economist
Though I would have to say that there hasn't been much coming from the other side on this "debate." Of course, I agree with the majority of commenters at the Atlantic, but it could be more balanced. I will excerpt a bit from Mimi Guarneri's contribution. (Notice the title of her article, ahem...) ... Read More about Head of Integrative Medicine at Scripps contributes to the Atlantic Debate
I hope everyone is following the discussion over at the Atlantic. ... Read More about The Atlantic, debate on Alternative Medicine
Here is another letter in rebuttal to the articles in the Economist. I would also direct you to my previous post about believing in treatments that don't work, but they make sense, dammit!SIR – I have for years used acupuncture with good results, particularly in cases that have not responded to ... Read More about The Economist, "Think Yourself Better"