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June 2013

Obese and Smoking

DO STATINS BENEFIT HEALTHY PEOPLE ?

  by  Dr. Neville Wilson.    ( MODERN MEDICINE Vol 43, Number 2, 2013 – The Irish Journal of Clinical Medicine)   Statins are inhibitors of the enzyme (HMG-CoA) reductase, which catalyses the rate limiting step in cholesterol formation, reducing total and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol concentrations, but also inhibiting …

FEEDING JUNK FOOD TO HOSPITAL PATIENTS

Printed in the Irish Medical Times, Monday April 22 2013.   By Dr. Neville Wilson The recent exposure of “junk food”, parading as healthy meals for hospitalized patients ( Irish Medical News 4 March 2013) is a disturbing revelation, raising serious questions about the standard of dietary care offered to …