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Expert Commentary: Dr. Elliot Goodman M.D. - June 9, 2009

Expert Commentary: Dr. Elliot Goodman M.D. - June 9, 2009

This latest study in Circulation Research reveals some striking new data. You don’t necessarily have to be overweight to develop atherosclerosis or hardening of the arteries. The study suggests that danger is the chronic inflammation of the arteries caused by eating fatty foods and is ... Read More


Expert Commentary: Dr. Elliot Goodman, M.D. May 5, 2009

Expert Commentary: Dr. Elliot Goodman, M.D. May 5, 2009

In a fascinating study in the journal Nature Structural and Molecular Biology,  scientists explored the creation of fat through a structure called fatty acid synthasase. While this is pure research with no immediate clinical application it does open a window into how fats are formed from... Read More


Reducing Stress Lowers Risk of Cardiovascular Problems

Reducing Stress Lowers Risk of Cardiovascular Problems

A Review in The Lancet reveals the importance of healthy lifestyle choices to reduce stressors related to cardiovascular risk factors. Researchers from John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore examined records between 1990 to 2006. They observed how stress affects the sympathetic nervous system, im... Read More


Teens and Obesity

Teens and Obesity

A new study highlights the long term health impact of obesity starting in the teen years. Itís unbelievable, but 15 percent of adolescents arenít just overweight, theyíre obese; thatís more than one in every seven kids. ď30 to 50 years ago I think the incidence of teen obesity would be around... Read More



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