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About Michael Greger M.D.

Michael Greger, M.D., is a physician, author, and internationally recognized professional speaker on a number of important public health issues. Dr. Greger has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, the National Institutes of Health, and the International Bird Flu Summit, testified before Congress, appeared on The Dr. Oz Show and The Colbert Report, and was invited as an expert witness in defense of Oprah Winfrey at the infamous "meat defamation" trial. Currently Dr. Greger proudly serves as the Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at the Humane Society of the United States.

Quadrupling Breast Cancer Survival

Quadrupling Breast Cancer Survival

Half a million Americans are expected to die this year from cancer, equal to five jumbo jets crashing every day. The number of Americans...

July 29, 2014 with 3 Comments
Cancer and the Animal-to-Plant Protein Ratio

Cancer and the Animal-to-Plant Protein Ratio

  It is now eight years since the famous Ornish study was published, suggesting that 12 months on a strictly plant-based diet could...

July 24, 2014 with 21 Comments
How to Treat Multiple Sclerosis With Diet

How to Treat Multiple Sclerosis With Diet

Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable and frightening degenerative autoimmune inflammatory disease of the central nervous system in which...

July 22, 2014 with 37 Comments
Dr. Greger’s 2014 Year-in-Review Presentation

Dr. Greger’s 2014 Year-in-Review Presentation

Order my new live presentation on DVD or download it now (all proceeds go to charity). Every year I scour the world’s scholarly...

July 17, 2014 with 2 Comments
Stopping Heart Disease in Childhood

Stopping Heart Disease in Childhood

A landmark paper in 1953 radically changed our view about the development of heart disease forever. The study looked at a series of 300...

July 15, 2014 with 11 Comments
How Plant-Based Diets May Extend Our Lives

How Plant-Based Diets May Extend Our Lives

A recent review suggested that plant-based diets may prove to be a useful nutritional strategy for lifespan extension in part because they...

July 10, 2014 with 11 Comments
A Low Methionine Diet May Help Starve Cancer Cells

A Low Methionine Diet May Help Starve Cancer Cells

When designing an antibiotic, we can’t create a drug that destroys DNA because that’s something that both humans and bacteria share in...

July 8, 2014 with 16 Comments
How Animal Proteins May Trigger Autoimmune Disease

How Animal Proteins May Trigger Autoimmune Disease

Although slaughterhouse workers with the most poultry exposure appear to suffer the greatest excess mortality (see Poultry Exposure Tied to...

July 3, 2014 with 15 Comments
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