Tag: Heart

Update: Doctors’ Pages – HEART Talk

It’s not uncommon to find doctors who develop heart disease, after all doctors are human too. It is however uncommon to find a doctor who has ischaemic heart disease and then sets up a web site to educate people about

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World heart day

Today is World Heart Day World Heart Day takes place on 29 September each year: Together with its members, the World Heart Federation spreads the news that at least 80% of premature deaths from heart disease and stroke could be

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Unnecessary supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids

I find many people taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements with the hope that it will “prevent heart disease”. Unfortunately the evidence shows otherwise. A meta-analysis published in the September 12 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association failed

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