The Homocysteine Revolution

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There is a revolution brewing in our understanding not only of heart disease, but of all the degenerative diseases of aging. The Harvard-trained physician and researcher behind one of the major medical and scientific breakthroughs of this century, Kilmer S. McCully, tells his story of medical discovery and, challenging the popular lipid theory of arteriosclerosis, explains why our vitamin B-depleted food supply may be the real culprit behind the epidemic of heart disease. ...
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Overview

There is a revolution brewing in our understanding not only of heart disease, but of all the degenerative diseases of aging. The Harvard-trained physician and researcher behind one of the major medical and scientific breakthroughs of this century, Kilmer S. McCully, tells his story of medical discovery and, challenging the popular lipid theory of arteriosclerosis, explains why our vitamin B-depleted food supply may be the real culprit behind the epidemic of heart disease.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780879839758
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/1/1999
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 643,386
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword
1 Medical Discovery 1
2 Understanding the Causes of Arteriosclerosis 26
3 Beyond Cholesterol: The Homocysteine Theory of Arteriosclerosis 57
4 Reaction, Resistance and Acceptance of the Homocysteine Theory 106
5 Homocysteine and Individual Risk 136
6 The Homocysteine Revolution: Medicine for the New Millennium 191
Index 235
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