Tag Archives: Carnitine

Prominent Research Physician Points to Cures As Key to Holding down Medical Costs

WESTFIELD, N.J., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Stephen L. DeFelice, M.D., Founder and Chairman of FIM, The Foundation for Innovation in Medicine, released a new video criticizing mainstream health care cost projections of Medicare, Medicaid and Obamacare, among others, because they omit the discovery of cures.  He cites a boom in technology, including gene modification […]

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Carnitine and Doxorubicin: Potential Promise for the Treatment of Ovarian Cancer

Carnitine is an extremely safe naturally occurring substance present in most body tissues with a particularly high concentration in the heart, body muscle and sperm tail. It is FDA approved as a drug or pharmaceutical and also available as a dietary supplement or true nutraceutical in health food stores and other outlets.  It has a […]

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When Was the Last Cure? Achieving Breakthroughs

Originally published in The Westfield Leader on December 22, 2011 WESTFIELD – In his first book, “Drug Discovery: The Pending Crisis,” way back in 1972, Westfield physician Stephen L. DeFelice wrote, “Our present system of drug discovery is almost designed not to cure the great diseases that confront us. There is no doubt that many […]

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Why children need Doctornauts

Dear Parents of Children with Diseases and Disabilities: Pay Attention for They Desperately  Need Doctornauts. It’s Time to Get Angry- and Active! This video from last year features my granddaughter and I speaking about how the Doctornaut Act can help children. In previous posts I emphasized how physicians or doctornauts who volunteer for clinical studies […]

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A Faulty Carnitine Clinical Study

Dr. Stephen L. DeFelice responded to the clinical study claiming that carnitine can cause heart disease. Take a look at his response.

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Exercise, Mental Stress, Risk of a Heart Attack and Carnitine: Special Note to Diabetics

Though discovered awhile back, few are aware that when the oxygen supply to your heart is dangerously low due to coronary artery blockage- the step before both a fatal and non-fatal heart attack – oftentimes you don’t know it! When I trained as a doctor we were taught that when the heart’s blood supply was […]

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Carnitine, Coronary Heart Disease-Myocardial Ischemia and Diabetes

Carnitine is a naturally occurring extremely safe substance found in most human cells. It is, by far, the most widely researched cardiac nutraceutical regarding how it protects the heart against a lack of oxygen which occurs before a non-fatal or fatal heart attack. Doctors refer to this lack of oxygen as myocardial ischemia. Here’s how […]

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DeFelice of Westfield Keynote Speaker at Geneva Nutraceutical Conference

The Westfield Leader published an article about my keynote speech in Geneva. Take a look below or go over to the Leader and read it online.

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VIDEO: Nutraceutical industry needs new trial design culture

Dr. DeFelice sat down with the respected NutraIngredients.com reporter Shane Starling to talk about the state of the nutraceutical industry and the need for a new design culture. The multi-billion euro global nutraceutical industry will never achieve its potential until it better adapts pharma protocols – and this can be done with food nutrients, says […]

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Nutraceuticals Now Previews Presentation for Vitafoods Europe Conference

Nutraceuticals Now wrote a great piece about the upcoming Vitafoods Europe Conference. Check out the whole article here. Here is an excerpt that focuses on the presentation I will give on the Nutraceutical Research and Education Act. We obtained two FDA approvals under the Orphan Drug Act. The purpose of the successful Orphan Drug Act […]

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