Anti–TNF Therapy With Etanercept in Advanced Heart Failure
While I am wholeheartedly against blocking the action of such a powerful messenger within the body such as tumor necrosis factor, this article does promote a very interesting point–reducing inflammatory mediators can improve the function of the heart. How many cardiologist are familiar with anti-inflammatory natural therapies and lifestyle approaches? Sadly, the number is far too few.
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