Month: November 2012

Vitamins – good for the economy

Today at the American Heart Association meeting, a study was presented evaluating whether a daily multivitamin would confer cardiovascular protection. The study was large and well done – it followed 14,641 men age 50 and older for an average of…

Soy is good for you

A friend recently asked me if too much soy intake could be harmful. After all, soy contains precursors to estrogen production, and elevated estrogen has been implicated to varying degrees in the risk of heart disease and breast cancer. My…

On esoteric EU taxes . . .

I learn interesting facts from a variety of places. It’s one of the things I love about my job. On Allergan’s recent earnings call, the company mentioned new taxes in Europe being implemented on facial aesthetic procedures (such as Botox…