World physician directory
The physician's highest calling, his only calling, is to make sick people healthy - to heal, as it is termed. Samuel Hahnemann
World's first healthcare provider wiki directory
Main Page is part of the world directory of all healthcare providers with a biographic, encyclopedia style article about the provider, cloud sourced in a wiki - the first of its kind in the world. The purpose of this list is to enable a complete profile to be made for each of the providers with all the details starting from their childhood, medical education, residency, fellowships, publications, specializations, conditions treated, procedures performed, list of insurances accepted, hospitals they have privileges, along with their interests, research areas, hobbies, social media profile, patient and peer reviews and more to get a complete picture of the provider.
Physicians claim your profile
If you are ever grateful to a healthcare provider
, be it a physician
, or other providers, or you are a provider yourself, please join us in this endeavor. In order to get an idea on how to create a physician profile, see an example
. Visual editing
a WikiMD page is as easy as typing in word, no special skills required. Healthcare providers
, claim and edit your profile.
Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food - Hippocrates
Study:Up to 90% of traditional nutrition advice wrong
Study:Dietary cholesterol may not raise cardiovascular risk
Although you have long heard that dietary cholesterol is generally not good for the cardiovascular health, you might be surprised to know that high quality, well conducted research studies have shown no relationship between dietary cholesterol and cardiovascular disease. Learn more on the high-quality research published on circulation, that found no link between dietary cholesterol and heart disease. The opposite of what this study showed was long presumed to be true and was the basis of the erroneous diet heart hypothesis which in turn formed the basis for the many failed dietary recommendations such as the food pyramid.
Blood cholesterol and dietary cholesterol are not the same
The secret of understanding this seemingly contradictory finding, that blood cholesterol increases the heard disease risk but not the dietary cholesterol, is the fact that most of blood cholesterol, is manufactured in our own liver from glucose via Citric acid cycle or Krebs cycle. The stimulus for this liver pathway is the blood sugar control hormone, insulin, which increased dramatically in the last 50 years due to the low fat but high starch diet that was promoted as healthy (called insulin resistance).
Our mission: Provide up to date physician reviewed health, nutrition and wellness information for free in over 100 languages.