Consumption of dietary fat has been the focus of debate for more than 50 years. Ancel Keys’ diet-heart hypothesis changed the way Americans eat and as a result has left us with significant unintended consequences. Dr. Klett will review the history of the diet-heart hypothesis, the recently discovered unpublished data refuting the diet-heart hypothesis, and … Continued
Speaker: Chaitanya Madamanchi, MD, UNC Cardiology FellowTopic: Myocardial Strain Imaging
Recent clinical trials have investigated the efficacy of mechanical closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO) for prevention of recurrent stroke. We will review the epidemiological evidence linking PFO and stroke, the methodology and results of clinical trials of secondary stroke prevention in patients with PFO, and the techniques for mechanical closure of PFO. William J. … Continued
Disney is a place to make wishes and memories, not necessarily the place to go on a diet. But what if it could change a child’s life? That’s what researchers are hoping to learn. Two-year-old Nadiya Dockery with nephrotic syndrome was one of 20 children who participated in a grand medical experiment at Disney Resorts in August, joined by her mom Kaley Williams of Sanford, NC.