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The Trial To Assess Chelation Therapy (TACT) - Connecting Silos of Scientific Information

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Air date: Monday, May 18, 2015, 10:00:00 AM
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Category: National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
Runtime: 00:55:46
Description: NCCIH Integrative Medicine Research Lecture

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH; formerly NCCAM) presents the Integrative Medicine Research Lecture Series. The series provides overviews of the current state of research and practice involving complementary health approaches and explores perspectives on the emerging discipline of integrative medicine.

Gervasio Lamas, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.H.A., F.E.S.C., is the chairman of medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center and chief of the Columbia University Division of Cardiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Lamas is also professor of medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and co-director of the Mount Sinai Heart Institute. In this lecture, Dr. Lamas will discuss his research exploring the effects of chelation therapy on coronary heart disease. Dr. Lamas will also talk about the benefits and risks of chelation therapy, interpret its effects on patients with diabetes, and provide insights for future chelation therapy research.

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NLM Title: The trial to assess chelation therapy (TACT) : connecting silos of scientific information / Gervasio Lamas, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.H.A., F.E.S.C., chairman of medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center and chief of the Columbia University Division of Cardiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center.
Author: Lamas, Gervasio.
National Institutes of Health (U.S.),
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Abstract: (CIT): NCCIH Integrative Medicine Research Lecture. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH; formerly NCCAM) presents the Integrative Medicine Research Lecture Series. The series provides overviews of the current state of research and practice involving complementary health approaches and explores perspectives on the emerging discipline of integrative medicine. Gervasio Lamas, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.H.A., F.E.S.C., is the chairman of medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center and chief of the Columbia University Division of Cardiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Lamas is also professor of medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and co-director of the Mount Sinai Heart Institute. In this lecture, Dr. Lamas will discuss his research exploring the effects of chelation therapy on coronary heart disease. Dr. Lamas will also talk about the benefits and risks of chelation therapy, interpret its effects on patients with diabetes, and provide insights for future chelation therapy research.
Subjects: Cadmium--adverse effects
Chelation Therapy
Coronary Disease--drug therapy
Diabetes Mellitus--drug therapy
Environmental Pollutants--adverse effects
Lead--adverse effects
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NLM Classification: WG 300
NLM ID: 101660637
CIT Live ID: 16145
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