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Dr. William Davis

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Heart Disease Specialist

What Does Xanthelasma Have to Do With Cholesterol?

"Xanthos" means "yellow" in Greek. Xenthelasma are indeed skin deposits of yellow-colored fatty material and debris, the remnants of inflammatory cells (macrophages) bloated with lipid material that confers the yellow color. LDL particles are trapped in tissues, in this case in the connective tissue of the eyelids. Interestingly, the LDL particles... Read moreChevron
posted 02/10/2011, comments (0)|
Dr. William Davis

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Heart Disease Specialist

Whole Grains May be Bad for Health

Arthritis is no small matter.   One in seven Americans, or 47 million people, have been diagnosed by their doctors with the most common form of arthritis, osteoarthritis, the familiar form of arthritis that leaves the knees, hips, and other joints painful.   What starts as mild joint pain and stiffness, progresses to more and more... Read moreChevron
HeartHawk

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Heart Health Consumer Advocate

JUPITER to Earth: It's the Calcium Score Stupid!

The study known as the "Justification for the Use of Statins in Primary Prevention: an Intervention Trial Evaluating Rosuvastatin" (JUPITER), was a classical large, long-term, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized clinical trial designed to determine whether it made sense to start statin treatment (in this case 20 mg of rosuvastatin or... Read moreChevron
posted 11/23/2010, comments (0)|
Lisa Nelson

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Can You Be Overweight and Still Be Healthy?

About five years ago there was a lot of speculation about whether or not you could be overweight and still considered fit. I haven't heard as much about this lately, but came across a study conducted in the Netherlands which found some obese individuals to not be at increased risk for heart disease due to their weight.   I'm going to share... Read moreChevron
posted 06/24/2010, comments (0)|
Whitney

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Stop Food Cravings to Lose Weight

I've reached a milestone in my weight loss progression: I've lost 10 pounds! The big 1-0 is pretty significant, not just because it feels like a "real" number that I will be proud to share with friends and family, but also because I'm a lot closer to losing 10 percent of my starting body weight. For anyone who has a big number of pounds to shed,... Read moreChevron
posted 05/11/2010, comments (0)|