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NEWS Passive smoking may cause atherosclerosis

March 1st 1998 /

Passive smoking is just as dangerous as active smoking, according to a new study funded by the European Commission


April 1997 (Vol. 8 Issue 1)

While the rate of deaths from heart conditions has fallen dramatically, those from atherosclerosis the hardening of the blood vessels has remained unchanged in the US (N E J Med, 1997; 336: 224)

NEWS Fats drug fails for heart patients

December 1st 1996

The widely prescribed cholesterol lowering drug pravastatin is little better than a sugar pill in protecting against a second heart attack, a major study has discovered

NEWS New doubts over cholesterol

October 1st 1996

Coronary atherosclerosis when arteries become clogged and hardened may not have the direct link to heart disease that everyone supposes, say doctors from the prestigious Mayo Clinic

NEWS Beta-carotene is good for veins

June 1st 1995

Atherosclerosis where fats narrow the main arteries, sometimes leading to a heart attack can be helped by taking beta-carotene, new research has discovered

FEATURE Crazy about cholesterol

April 1995 (Vol. 6 Issue 1) /

Just a few short months ago, cholesterol drugs were a dead duck

FEATURE Diabetes - where's the evidence to support alternative treatments?

February 1993 (Vol. 3 Issue 11) /

Q:I was interested to read your articles on diabetes in WDDTY vol 3 No 7, though I certainly cannot agree with some of the content

FEATURE The cholesterol myth

August 1992 (Vol. 3 Issue 5) /

Q:Your article in Volume 3 No 1 "The Cholesterol Myth" confirmed my feeling that cholesterol can't be the real cause of heart attacks or strokes, as the old time farmers used to consume large amounts of fat bacon, eggs, butter, cheese and fried food, as it was available from their own farms but didn't get heart attacks

NEWS Don't tell the eu: high-dose vitamins are good for you

April 1st 1990

With the EU's proposed ban of high-dose vitamins carrying on apace, a new study has found yet more evidence of the importance of these vitamins at levels far beyond that which can be achieved in the standard diet

NEWS Trans fatty acids: the hidden killers in our food

April 1st 1990 /

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