Tag Archives: Cure Care

The Cardiovascular Promise of Vitamin E is Still Alive: Here’s Why and Here’s What to Do.

In the early 80’s, animal studies supported the idea that vitamin E can prevent heart attacks and stroke. In rodents and piglets this vitamin caused a dramatic reduction of arterial plaque size. In the early 90’s large clinical studies reported that vitamin E did indeed cause a reduction in cardiovascular events. It was believed that […]

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For the Love of Nora

My friends and I all feel like we just lost a close girlfriend with Nora Ephron’s untimely death at age 71. She made us laugh with her self-deprecating humor in her books, I Feel Bad About My Neck and I Don’t Remember Anything and her wonderful screenplays ranging from Heartburn, Sleepless in Seattle, When Harry Met Sally (who can forget […]

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Response to Carolyn from MyHeartSisters.org

NOTE: We encourage you to read the substantial comment left by Carolyn Thomas, who writes over at http://www.myheartsisters.org. The comment was written on Dr. DeFelice’s previous post on the cardiovascular promise of vitamin E. The note below is in response to her remarks. Dear Mrs. Thomas, The nutrition world is confusing and for a number of reasons, […]

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Time to re-introduce and debate The Doctornaut Act in Congress

In previous posts I wrote about the unrecognized disastrous health policies that prevent the discovery of medical advances, including cures. Just ask yourself when the last cure was. As a result, millions of patients suffer when they shouldn’t, and die before they should. One critical reason for the absence of cures is due to the extreme […]

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Doctornauts or Physician Volunteers for Cures

The ideal purpose of our national health policy should be to accelerate the discovery of medical breakthroughs that will cure or much better treat diseases which would a) reduce patient suffering and premature death and b) dramatically and quickly reduce health care costs. One way to do this is to enact the Doctornaut Act which […]

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Why the Decrapitation Society? It has to do with Strength.

I am a first born Italian American who first saw the  light of life during the Great Depression and have had the privilege of observing patterns of social change over four generations. America has undergone steamrolling, radical changes so much so that it is steadily weakening with no end in sight. Why is this so? […]

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Carnitine for the treatment of Hyperthyroidism and obesity

This topic was originally presented at Hahnemann Medical College on November 1, 2002. Hyperthyroidism In 1965, I was training to become a clinical pharmacologist, a specialist in conducting clinical studies, at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center in New York City.  One day, my colleague and physician friend, Sheldon Gilgore who later became President of […]

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