n Medical Technology SA - Cholesterol bites back : a lesson in medical ethics : editorial

Volume 18, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1011-5528



Extracted from text ... MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY SA 2 DECEMBER 2004 VOL. 18 NO. 2 Editorial CHOLESTEROL: "IN THE DOG BOX" In the nineteen sixties a flood of cardiovascular diseases hit the Western world. Epidemiological examinations were performed to identify the causative factors. Total Cholesterol seemed to be one of the most important, and an intensive campaign of preventative medicine followed to reduce the average cholesterol levels of the population with the aid of dietary and pharmacological means. During the late nineties statistically significant results of more than 20 years of controlled studies were made available. The medical fraternity geared themselves to put pen ..

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