Lives saved by banning trans fats

A recent study showed that the prohibition of trans fats within restaurants in some regions of New York resulted in a significant decrease in hospitalizations caused by heart attacks and strokes. Banning these trans fats can thus actually save lives and it is hoped that the Canadian government will proceed with its plan to completely eliminate these toxic fats from our diet. Download the column

Richard Béliveau

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Sepsis is an extremely dangerous clinical condition which occurs when the immune response to an infection becomes so strong that it damages the organs, and this can lead to death when it produces septic shock. A recent discovery could, however, allow us to minimize this damage and could save innumerable lives. Download this column