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Choosing Wisely

I heard last month that the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, which represents all 21 medical royal colleges in the UK, has stated that too many people are being forced into treatments and investigations that can do them more harm than … Continue reading

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Consultant cardiologist admits to high cholesterol and leaves us confused

On Monday 7th July, I was listening to an interview with a consultant cardiologist who stated that women are 3 times more likely to die from heart disease than breast cancer, and that cholesterol was a contributing factor to this … Continue reading

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Red meat chemical damages heart

Red meat chemical “damages heart”, say US scientists. BBC News (Health) 8th April 2013 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-22042995 Yesterday I was alerted to the following headline: “A chemical found in red meat helps explain why eating too much steak, mince and bacon is … Continue reading

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