Flashback Friday: Gut Dysbiosis – Starving Our Microbial Self
Inadequate consumption of prebiotics—the fiber and resistant starch concentrated in unprocessed plant foods—can cause a disease-promoting imbalance in our gut microbiome.
By Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
Michael Greger M.D. FACLM brings you the latest in nutrition-related research delivered in easy to understand video segments.
Heart Stents and Upcoding: How Cardiologists Game the System
Cardiologists can criminally game the system by telling a patient they have a much more serious, unstable disease than they really have, fraud that results in unnecessary procedures, unnecessary cost, and unnecessary patient harm.
Why Angioplasty Heart Stents Don’t Work Better
Most heart attacks are caused by nonobstructive plaques that infiltrate the entire coronary artery tree. There is no such thing as “1-vessel disease,” “2-vessel disease,” or “left main disease.” Atherosclerotic plaque is continuous throughout the coronary arteries of heart attack ...
Do Angioplasty Heart Stent Procedures Work?
There are demonstrably no benefits to the hundreds of thousands of angioplasty and stent procedures performed outside of an emergency setting. They don’t prevent heart attacks, enable you to live longer, or even help with symptoms any more than placebo ...
Flashback Friday: More Than an Apple a Day: Preventing the Most Common Diseases
Dr. Greger has scoured the world’s scholarly literature on clinical nutrition, and developed this live presentation on the latest in cutting-edge research on how a healthy diet can affect some of our most common medical conditions.