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Dr Ross Walker

Dr Walker has a medical practice in Lindfield on the upper north shore of Sydney. He provides a service in all aspects of echocardiography, focusing on stress echocardiography which is a well accepted, accurate method for assessing heart disease, not involving irradiation or injections.

His other area of expertise is in the field of preventative cardiology and he has also commenced a related service in arterial screening, which is an indirect measure of endothelial function and arterial stiffness, and does not involve irradiation or injections. Dr Walker has published 7 best selling books on preventative cardiology and lectures both nationally and internationally on this subject.

23 November 2020
Does an egg a day keep the undertaker away?

Will an egg (boiled, fried or scrambled) cause you health problems? What ‘eggs-actly’ is the answer?

16 November 2020
What’s the truth about taking multivitamin supplements?

There’s conflict about the benefits of multivitamins. Here’s my opinion.

13 November 2020
COVID-19 vaccine – a step closer?

It appears we’re now closer to a situation where all our lives should be returning to normal.

6 November 2020
Brain cancer: significant advances made

Here’s yet another example of how medical science is taking us closer to one of the holy grails of medicine i.e. the cure for cancer.

20 October 2020
Statins & bananas are strange bedfellows

When a doctor prescribes a drug, including blood pressure, anti-depressants and warfarin, ask them what food or alcohol you should avoid.

16 October 2020
Cancer. How close are we to winning the war?

Naturally, significant emphasis is being placed on improved therapies and vaccines for COVID-19, but the medical world is also closing in on a cure for cancer.

8 October 2020
The true epidemic of the 21st Century

Forget Covid-19. There’s a much more pernicious epidemic claiming more lives and doing a lot more damage. Is there a cure?

3 October 2020
How will a vaccine for COVID-19 work?

What will happen when a vaccine finally arrives? Who’ll get it? Should proof of vaccination be a condition of overseas travel, like it was for smallpox? What about the anti-vaxxers? Will a vaccine victory be smooth and rapid?

29 September 2020
Dean Jones’ tragic death is a wake up call for all

We have lost a legend with the passing of Dean Jones. But here’s what we can learn from his premature death.

23 September 2020
Is daylight saving dangerous to your health?

The late Queensland premier Joh Bjelke-Petersen once insisted the “extra” hour’s daylight faded curtains! Now while that brought a smile to many faces, as we approach the resumption of daylight saving, the usual supporters and detractors emerge.

14 September 2020
What causes fatigue?

If you wake up in the morning feeling unrefreshed after a reasonable night’s sleep, you may be suffering from sleep apnoea.

9 September 2020
Straight from the heart

Cardiovascular disease is a serial killer that ends the lives of 17 million people globally each year. But like Jack the Ripper, it can be hard to catch and not always easy to detect.

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