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The Heart of Medicine: Controversial and Misunderstood Therapies

Dr Kannan Pasamanickam, Consultant Cardiologist | Dr Dr Hew Fen Lee, Consultant Endocrinologist

06-Jun-23 16:00

The Heart of Medicine: Controversial and Misunderstood Therapies

In medicine, healthcare professionals are always battling misinformation, especially when it comes to purported therapies and cures that circulate on social media. What are the risks of buying into such controversial information, especially when it contradicts medical advice from one’s own doctor? In this episode of Heart of Medicine, consultant cardiologist Dr Kannan Pasamanickam and consultant endocrinologist Dr Hew Fen Lee clear the air on some common controversial and misunderstood therapies, especially related to the treatment of heart disease and diabetes.

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Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek


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Categories:  controversiesmanaging diseasewellness

Tags:  coenzyme Q10Enhanced External Counter Pulsationfake newsmisinformationheart diseasestatinsdiabetesstentsheartofmedicine





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