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July 3, 2018 at 7:35 am

Malinski Quoted: ‘We Don’t Have to Develop a New Drug. We Already Have It.’

Dr. Tadeusz Malinski, portrait

Dr. Tadeusz Malinski

Personal Liberty reported on research by Dr. Tadeusz Malinski, the Marvin & Ann Dilley White Chair and Distinguished Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, in a story headlined “The last vitamin you’d expect to save your heart.”

A team of researchers at Ohio University set out to discover the impact of a single vitamin on the cells that line the surface of your blood vessels — your endothelial cells. These are the cells that suffer extensive damage after you have a heart attack or a stroke.

The vitamin they tested was vitamin D.

…The results were so impressive that the researchers had this to say, “This is a very inexpensive solution to repair the cardiovascular system. We don’t have to develop a new drug. We already have it.”

Read more at Personal Liberty.

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