Hi, my name is Doctor Warrick Bishop, and I'm a preventative cardiologist. What does that mean? I'm the cardiologist who would like to see you before you have a problem with your heart. I want to see you while you're still well, and I want to keep you that way. I think medicine can be thought about a little bit like looking after your car. You can take it for regular servicing and make sure that the things that are able to be controlled, looked after, and maintained are looked after, controlled, and maintained. Or you can approach a tow truck mentality to your car's maintenance.
Everyone has a negative side and yours could be behind your cardiovascular problems. For Angela Peris, hearts and minds cut both ways, with the heart affecting emotions but also vice versa – understanding this can aid recovery and prevent a relapse.
The production of cholesterol within the body is predominantly within the liver. That process has a number of steps and one of the steps that produces cholesterol involves an enzyme called HMG-CoA reductase.
Cholesterol is a frequently discussed topic. So, is cholesterol 'good or bad', and should we be 'treated for it?' But what is it? Cholesterol is a 'steroid alcohol' and is found in most body tissues
The Australian Heart Foundation’s Serial Killer Campaign is an initiative to try and raise awareness of one of the most significant medical issues confronting the population.
Cholesterol, there’s lots of talk about it, is it “good or bad”, should we be “treated for it”, but what is it?
Aspirin is a household word. The chemical name of the compound is Acetylsalicylic Acid, a mouthful that we are happy to refer to simply as “Aspirin”.
This week I’ve had a number of patients come in missing both their statins but also other medications. I’d like to talk a little bit more a bit more about this because it’s a really important area.
Coronary artery disease remains the biggest killer in the Western World despite significant advances in the understanding, diagnosis, and management of the condition. Most importantly, significant suffering could be avoided with simple maintenance.