Heart DiseaseNewsletter

The Clot Thickens

Executive summary

* This week's note is about Dr Malcolm Kendrick's new book called The Clot Thickens.

* Malcolm has been trying for 30 years to understand and explain what really causes heart disease. The diet heart hypothesis is the prevailing view. This has mutated many times over the years, but it is currently that saturated fat raises LDL-cholesterol, which causes heart disease.



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