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The ABC bows to pressure

Screen shot 2014-05-12 at 7.31.33 PMLast October the ABC’s  ‘Catalyst’ progam presented a two- part special on cholesterol. It was fantastic to see such a reputable program present the other side of the cholesterol story – that there might just be something wrong with the theory that dietary fat and cholesterol are the villains in heart disease. Continue reading

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Congratulations Catalyst!

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Following the broadcast of Catalyst’s two-part special on cholesterol and statins there has been a flurry of irate Australian doctors and other professionals discrediting the program and its presenter Maryanne Demasi.

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