Dec 23, 2014
Since the 1970s, the American Heart Association, the American Medical Association (AMA), and nearly every other major medical society began recommending increased use of vegetable oils while decreasing saturated fats.
Dec 17, 2014
Researchers looked into the relationship between Hashimoto's disease and papillary thyroid cancer in a study that included 2,821 subjects with papillary thyroid cancer and 653 Hashimoto's patients. According to their report at the 2011 meeting of the American Thyroid...
Dec 10, 2014
Are drugs ever necessary to treat or control hypertension? The answer is “yes.” Someone with severe hypertension may require drug therapy to prevent an adverse outcome related to having high blood pressure, including a stroke or a heart attack.
Dec 3, 2014
A study in the journal MBI investigated whether the presence of triclosan in nasal secretions increased the risk of nasal colonization of Staphylococcus aureus bacteria , the microorganism that causes staph infection.
Nov 19, 2014
A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition examined 31,671 women ages 49 to 83 with no history of cardiovascular disease to ascertain if a multivitamin supplement reduced the risk of a heart attack.
Nov 13, 2014
Protein is the second most common substance in our bodies after water. Adequate protein intake is necessary to promote general health and a balanced hormonal system. Proteins are the building blocks for all of the structural tissues of our bodies.
Nov 5, 2014
Pasteurized milk products stimulate mucous production in many people. Increased mucous production is present in all asthmatic episodes. My experience has shown that milk allergy is prevalent in asthmatic patients.
Oct 29, 2014
Like so many other doctors, I was taught in medical school that salt was a harmful substance. Of course, there was no mention of the difference between refined and unrefined salt. In fact, my professors probably didn’t know the difference.