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Cardiovascular health

Sunlight, medications and health

Thiazide is the most commonly prescribed anti-hypertensive medications around the world. The recent data shows that accumulation dosage of thiazide for six years leads to skin cancer. Thiazide causes hyper uric acid […]

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Menopausal females: urgent help is here

The North American Menopause Society just released the 2017 hormone therapy position statement. This is the up-to-date information of all the new evidence and consensus recommendations since the last update of 2012. In […]

Prostate cancer prevention with fruits

Traditionally in Europe, Pomegranate has been considered as the food for prostate cancer prevention. A recent study of 14 years duration and 130,000 men with self-reported consumption of vegetable and fruit showed a […]

NSAIDs: not a good drug for many people

  What are NSAIDs? Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) include Ibuprofen (Motrin®, Advil®, Motrin IB®), Naproxen (Naprosyn®, Aleve®), Nabumetone (Relafen®) and COX-2 inhibitor Celecoxib (Celebrex®). What is the problem with it? It’s been shown that there […]

Fat in the ham

About fifteen years ago my PhD advisor, a PhD faculty at the department of medicine at University of British Columbia, invited us to his family house. I was watching him preparing food. […]

Drink coffee or not?

Many patients told me that drinking coffee is good. Many doctors drink coffee. Most of the residents drink coffee. So drinking coffee can’t be bad. Here are some of the most up-to-date […]