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‘Fighting’ cancer may detract men from palliative care

Posted on Oct 19, 2018 in Cancer, Chronic Disease

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the July 9, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show   Men with advanced cancer are 30 percent less likely than women to consider palliative care, according to a University of Rochester Medical Center study. Researchers believe the findings reflect social norms about gender roles—as well as widespread messages in the media and society about “fighting” cancer. Often men see themselves as the family protector, said the study’s lead author, Fahad Saeed, M.D., a palliative care specialist and assistant professor of...

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850 Million People Worldwide Have Kidney Disease

Posted on Oct 18, 2018 in Chronic Disease

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the July 9, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show   Kidney disease is a “hidden epidemic” affecting more than 850 million people worldwide, renal experts say. That’s twice the number of diabetics (422 million) and more than 20 times the number of people with cancer (42 million) or HIV/AIDS (36.7 million). But most people don’t realize that kidney disease is a major health issue. “It is high time to put the global spread of kidney diseases into focus,” said David Harris and Adeera Levin of...

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Physician burnout, depression can lead to major medical errors: Study

Posted on Oct 17, 2018 in Health & Wellness

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the July 9, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show Does your doctor’s mental health and well-being affect the care you receive? A new study says yes — burnout, fatigue and depression may affect major medical errors. Medical errors contribute to an estimated 100,000 to 200,000 deaths per year, according to the Institute of Medicine. Burnout — defined as emotional exhaustion or depersonalization — occurs in more than half of doctors, according to the study. Researchers surveyed physicians across the country to...

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NYT: US threatened nations over breastfeeding resolution

Posted on Oct 16, 2018 in Health & Wellness

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the July 9, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show   The United States threatened nations in an effort to blunt a World Health Assembly resolution supporting breastfeeding this spring, The New York Times reported Sunday. The US delegation worked hard, but largely unsuccessfully, to water down a resolution recognizing the importance of breastfeeding for infants and working against misleading attempts to sell substitutes for a mother’s milk, the Times reported, citing more than a dozen participants from various countries,...

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Advanced Medicine with Dr. Rashid A. Buttar – July 9, 2018

Posted on Oct 15, 2018 in Chronic Disease, Medical Rewind

If you missed Advanced Medicine with Dr. Rashid A. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell, be sure to go to www.MedicalRewind.com to listen to the show replay. Click Here to LISTEN NOW!     Get ready to learn things not traditionally taught to medical doctors! Some of the things you will hear Dr. Buttar and Robert talk about in this week’s show are:   NYT: US threatened nations over breastfeeding resolution – The United States threatened nations in an effort to blunt a World Health Assembly resolution supporting breastfeeding this spring, The New York Times reported Sunday. The US...

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