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We can (mostly) stop worrying about triglycerides

13 Jan 2023

This article was originally posted in the Montreal Gazette.

Yes, having high cholesterol does matter

16 Dec 2022

This article was originally posted in the Montreal Gazette.

Assessing Reports Linking Espresso and Cholesterol

19 May 2022

This article was originally posted in the Montreal Gazette....

Statins Have a Proven Track Record

25 Nov 2020

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

Can Avocados Lower My Cholesterol?

12 Feb 2020

There aren’t many well-done nutrition studies. Many studies are observational and rely on questionnaires to figure out what people eat. There are very few randomized trials because these are hard...

The "Polypill" and Cardiovascular Disease

25 Oct 2019

The idea of a polypill was first proposed nearly 20 years ago and the idea was a simple one. Make one pill that contained a baby aspirin, a cholesterol medication, and blood pressure pills. Rather...

Cholesterol in Cosmetics

13 Mar 2019

Many cosmetics, ranging from lipstick to moisturizing creams, contain ingredients referred to as emollients whose main purpose is to keep the skin hydrated and prevent moisture in the skin from...

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