Heart Disease

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    (NATURAL NEWS) – Yet another scientific study has debunked the myth that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) pose no threat whatsoever to animals or humans. (more…)


    (DAILY MAIL UK)Guidelines urging people to avoid ‘unhealthy’  fat to stave off heart disease are wrong, according to a major study.  After decades of advice on  the harm done by saturated fat such as butter, scientists have found no evidence of a link with heart (more…)


    (DR MERCOLA) – Most people assume that scientific integrity is somehow assured; that there are safeguards along the way, preventing fraudulent research from harming patients. Unfo (more…)


    (END OF AMERICAN DREAM)Have you noticed that there has been an absolute explosion in the number of people developing chronic illnesses, heart disease, diabetes and cancer?  (more…)


    (MERCOLA.COM)  – For the past 60 years, saturated animal fats have been wrongfully accused of causing heart disease, despite mounting evidence showing that saturated fat is actually critical for optimal health while trans fat is the dietary fat causing heart disease. (more…)


    (NATURAL NEWS) The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) have released new guidelines to address escalating rates of heart attack and stroke among adult populations. (more…)


    01 Jun (BOTTOMLINE HEALTH) – When your doctor pulls out his/her prescription pad, you probably assume that your health problem will soon be improving.  Sure, there may be a side effect or two—perhaps an occasional upset stomach or a mild headache. But overall you will be better off, right? (more…)


    11 May (MERCOLA.COM) – There’s serious confusion about cholesterol; whether high cholesterol levels are responsible for heart disease, and whether statins — which are cholesterol drugs — are really the appropriate solution to reduce heart disease risk. (more…)


    28 Feb – Following a heart attack, many people struggle to recover fully.  The huge amounts of pills these patients have to take do not seem to help.  The medication often has the opposite effect from the intended.  Patients experience a loss of vitality, a lack of drive and suffer mood swings.  Some never recover, while (more…)


    21 Feb (GAIA HEALTH) – Diclofenac has long been known to be a killer, every bit as dangerous as Vioxx, which may have killed half a million people in the US alone. But diclofenac isn’t only a prescription drug. It’s sold over-the-counter. Yet doctors keep prescribing it and regulators do nothing to control or even warn about it.  (more…)


    13 March – Perhaps one of the biggest health myths propagated in western culture and certainly in the United States, is the correlation between elevated cholesterol and cardiovascular disease (CVD). (more…)


    March 1 – We physicians with all our training, knowledge and authority often acquire a rather large ego that tends to make it difficult to admit we are wrong.  So, here it is.  I freely admit to being wrong.  As a heart surgeon with 25 years’ experience, (more…)


    Five senators are calling for an investigation into a system that gives surgeons a financial stake in the devices they use on their patients. The inquiry comes after a Wall Street Journal investigation of Dr. Vishal James Makker, a surgeon with a questionable track record for performing (more…)


    2 June|NYTimes – The message from cardiologists was loud and clear, according to a top executive at a heart device company.  The doctors wanted implant makers to produce more clinical trials of devices to help them generate income from research fees.  To compete (more…)


    22 May|Chicago Tribune – If you have a faulty heart valve and decide to get it replaced, a surgeon will implant an artificial one that has undergone rigorous examination by the Food and Drug Administration. (more…)


    (MERCOLA.COM)  – For the past 60 years, saturated animal fats have been wrongfully accused of causing heart disease, despite mounting evidence showing that saturated fat is actually critical for optimal health while trans fat is the dietary fat causing heart disease. (more…)


    (NATURAL NEWS) The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) have released new guidelines to address escalating rates of heart attack and stroke among adult populations. (more…)


    01 Jun (BOTTOMLINE HEALTH) – When your doctor pulls out his/her prescription pad, you probably assume that your health problem will soon be improving.  Sure, there may be a side effect or two—perhaps an occasional upset stomach or a mild headache. But overall you will be better off, right? (more…)


    11 May (MERCOLA.COM) – There’s serious confusion about cholesterol; whether high cholesterol levels are responsible for heart disease, and whether statins — which are cholesterol drugs — are really the appropriate solution to reduce heart disease risk. (more…)


    28 Feb – Following a heart attack, many people struggle to recover fully.  The huge amounts of pills these patients have to take do not seem to help.  The medication often has the opposite effect from the intended.  Patients experience a loss of vitality, a lack of drive and suffer mood swings.  Some never recover, while (more…)


    21 Feb (GAIA HEALTH) – Diclofenac has long been known to be a killer, every bit as dangerous as Vioxx, which may have killed half a million people in the US alone. But diclofenac isn’t only a prescription drug. It’s sold over-the-counter. Yet doctors keep prescribing it and regulators do nothing to control or even warn about it.  (more…)


    13 March – Perhaps one of the biggest health myths propagated in western culture and certainly in the United States, is the correlation between elevated cholesterol and cardiovascular disease (CVD). (more…)


    March 1 – We physicians with all our training, knowledge and authority often acquire a rather large ego that tends to make it difficult to admit we are wrong.  So, here it is.  I freely admit to being wrong.  As a heart surgeon with 25 years’ experience, (more…)


    Five senators are calling for an investigation into a system that gives surgeons a financial stake in the devices they use on their patients. The inquiry comes after a Wall Street Journal investigation of Dr. Vishal James Makker, a surgeon with a questionable track record for performing (more…)


    2 June|NYTimes – The message from cardiologists was loud and clear, according to a top executive at a heart device company.  The doctors wanted implant makers to produce more clinical trials of devices to help them generate income from research fees.  To compete (more…)


    22 May|Chicago Tribune – If you have a faulty heart valve and decide to get it replaced, a surgeon will implant an artificial one that has undergone rigorous examination by the Food and Drug Administration. (more…)


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