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21st Century Bloodletting Reduces Cardiovascular Risk

(Science Daily) It seems that while the practice of bloodletting throughout history had little or no effect on most diseases, and the practice was abandoned in the 19th century, new research … demonstrates that blood donation has real benefits for obese people with metabolic syndrome.
Two sessions of bloodletting were enough to improve blood pressure and markers of cardiovascular disease.
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