Flawed research leads bad medicine, claims Doctor

THE almost four-decade campaign to lower cholesterol through diet and drugs has failed to curb heart disease because the fundamental hypothesis was fatally flawed. Quoting one of the founding fathers of the evidence-based medicine movement in my keynote lecture at the UK’s first lifestyle medicine conference, Michael Shaeffer I told the 250 GP’s gathered that “half of what you learn in medical school will turn out to be either outdated or wrong within five years of your graduation – the trouble is no one can tell you which half so you have to learn to learn on your own”.
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