The weekly Summary

Germanwings debrisMarch 23rd – March 29th

In the general news, a German passenger plane crashed in the French Alps after the mentally ill co-pilot intentionally crashed it. In the U.S., news was slow.

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The FDA pathway for biosimilar drug approvals

March 26, 2015- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

CT-scan screening for heart disease fails to show benefit

March 23, 2015- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

We interviewed the Principal Investigator of the PROMISE trial, Pamela Douglas, MD from Duke. Read more »

CMMI Director leaves after Healthcare Channel investigates

September 29, 2013-By Steven E. Greer, MD

In June of 2012, The Healthcare Channel published an influential Op-Ed in the WSJ exposing an $11 Billion program of the ACA Law (ObamaCare) as pure pork. The Director of the Program, Richard Gilfillan, MD, made a rare rebuttal in public. Read more »

Changes in plastic surgery training programs

March 3, 2015- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

In Part 1 of our interview with the new Chairman of Plastic Surgery at NYU, Eduardo Rodriguez, MD, DDS, explains the changes in training programs now compared to 15-years ago.

The weekly Summary

snow on bushes 3-20-2015March 16th – March 22nd

In the general news, U.S.-Iran nuclear arms negotiations proceeded after the Israeli elections. In the U.S., Read more »

Overview of rHGH therapy

January 14, 2015- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

We interviewed Dr. Shlomo Melmed, Director of the Clinical Research Institute and Dean of Faculty at Read more »

The PCSK9 LDL drugs do not cut heart risk in half

March 18, 2015- Op-Ed by Steven E. Greer, MD

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) meeting is underway, and the main Late Breaking data making the national news came from the PCSK9-antibody drugs (evolocumab and alirocumab) that dramatically Read more »

How to establish a face transplant team

March 3, 2015- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

In Part 2 of our interview with Eduardo Rodriguez, MD, DDS, Chairman of Plastic Surgery at NYU, he discusses the new face transplant team that he has assembled, preparing for their first case.

Can a “calculator” really tell doctors who should be on Lipitor?

November 13, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD

The AHA released the long-awaited new guidelines that recommend which patients should be on a cholesterol-lowering statin, such as Lipitor or Crestor. The panel of experts incorporated evidence-based medicine into the guidelines, perhaps better than any other medical society guideline panel has done previously. However, the panel also used some very dubious statistical tools as well.

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