The time where we could accept cautious evolution has passed - our NHS today needs a revolution
Dr Aseem MalhotraCorporate greed and systematic political failure has crippled the #NHS leading to my mother’s death in the most horrible circumstances imaginable. No one should suffer like she did.
Dr Aseem MalhotraThe Great Statin Scam - Time to Clean up the Mess
’A gross injustice continues to be committed against tens of millions of patients around the world who are not given the truth about a pill they are prescribed ‘ #BMJ #NHS
Dr Aseem Malhotra‘For years I prescribed statins, telling patients statins are wonder drugs, that they need to take them religiously every day, and that side effects were rare. I now realize nothing could be further from the truth’
crossfit.com/health/the-gre… via @CrossFit #statinscam #NHS
MP Norman Lamb, chair of the parliamentary Science and Technology Committee, has written to the Department of Health and Social Care to call for an independent review of all evidence relating to the effectiveness of statins and side effects they may...
The 2018 WHO draft guidance on fatty acids fails to consider the importance of the food matrix, argue Arne Astrup and colleagues
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Non-communicable diseases are the world’s leading cause of death, responsible for 72% of the 54.7...
Obesity has become “the new smoking” and is set to fuel double the number of weight-related cancers within two decades, the head of the NHS today warns.
Dr Aseem MalhotraOne reason we’re not beating diet related disease is because we’ve got incompetence at the very highest levels of academia
1. there’s no such thing as a ‘healthy weight’
2. Where is the evidence that cutting salt and meat will reduce cancer?
If you only go to one event this April – make it be this: the UK's first ever National Undergraduate Lifestyle Medicine Conference is set for Saturday 27th April 2019 in London.
KCL Lifemed and NULMS are bringing together the top influencers and...
In 2018, 5 million older Americans—one in ten—sought medical attention as a result of a serious reaction to medication. Over the past decade, the rate of emergency room visits for adverse drug events (ADEs) among older Americans nearly doubled. In...
An article in The Guardian claiming a "blow to low carb diets" has received criticism from healthcare professionals. The Guardian's write-up of a study comparing the quality of carbohydrates, and claiming we all need to eat more dietary fibre, said...