Homocysteine and Heart Disease – (11-21-02)

Homocysteine and CVD: evidence on causality from a meta-analysis

Forty years of cumulative evidence, and we finally have a mainstream medical journal unquestionably recommending certain vitamins to lower risk of stroke and cardiovascular disease. This was all in the same month that CRP gained notoriety. What a ground shaking month for cardiologists and clinicians that have not cracked a medical journal in years. Add to this several studies showing no or little benefit from cholesterol lowering medication (especially when compared with CRP and homocysteine!!) and they have to be feeling like a stockbroker two years ago…

bmj.com Abstracts: Wald et al. 325 (7374): 1202 –

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.