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Most Child Tonsillectomies Unnecessary, Study Finds

Posted by on Mar 21, 2019 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Most Child Tonsillectomies Unnecessary, Study Finds

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the November 12, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) Seven out of 8 children in the United Kingdom who have their tonsils removed are unlikely to benefit from the surgery, a study found. But many children who could benefit from a tonsillectomy are not having the surgery, say researchers from the University of Birmingham. Recurrent or chronic sore throat is the most common reason for getting a tonsillectomy. Evidence shows that the...

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Fat-clogged cells explain why obesity can cause cancer

Posted by on Mar 21, 2019 in Cancer, Chronic Disease | Comments Off on Fat-clogged cells explain why obesity can cause cancer

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the November 12, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) A new discovery could explain why obese people are more likely to develop cancer, scientists say. A type of cell the body uses to destroy cancerous tissue gets clogged by fat and stops working, the team, from Trinity College Dublin, found. Obesity is the biggest preventable cause of cancer in the UK after smoking, Cancer Research UK says. And more than one in 20 cancer cases –...

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Coronary calcium levels a better predictor of patients at risk for coronary heart disease

Posted by on Mar 20, 2019 in Cardiovascular Health | Comments Off on Coronary calcium levels a better predictor of patients at risk for coronary heart disease

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the November 12, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show)   A new study presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Session conference found that testing a patient’s coronary calcium levels is a better predictor of blocked coronary arteries at risk for a heart attack and the need for revascularization than standard risk-assessment equations used in medical practice today. “With coronary calcium, we’re looking...

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Leading researchers call for a ban on widely used insecticides

Posted by on Mar 20, 2019 in Chronic Disease, Environment, Heavy Metals | Comments Off on Leading researchers call for a ban on widely used insecticides

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the November 12, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) Use of organophosphates has lessened, but risks to early brain development still too high Date: November 9, 2018 Source: University of California – Davis Health Summary: Public health experts have found there is sufficient evidence that prenatal exposure to widely used insecticides known as organophosphates puts children at risk for neurodevelopmental disorders. Public health...

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Autism is associated with zinc deficiency in early development—now a study links the two

Posted by on Mar 19, 2019 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Autism is associated with zinc deficiency in early development—now a study links the two

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the November 12, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) The emergence of autism in children has not only been linked to genes encoding synaptic proteins—among others—but also environmental insults such as zinc deficiency. Although it is unclear whether zinc deficiency contributes to autism, scientists have now defined in detail a possible mechanistic link. Their research shows how zinc shapes the connections or ‘synapses’...

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Advanced Medicine with Dr. Rashid A. Buttar

Posted by on Mar 18, 2019 in Autism, Cardiovascular Health, Chronic Disease, Health Optimization, Heavy Metals, Medical Rewind | Comments Off on Advanced Medicine with Dr. Rashid A. Buttar

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 show are:   Autism is associated with zinc deficiency in early development—now a study links the two – The emergence of autism in children has not only been linked to genes encoding synaptic proteins—among others—but...

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Skin cancer deaths rates soar, mostly for men: study

Posted by on Mar 14, 2019 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Skin cancer deaths rates soar, mostly for men: study

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the November 5, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) Paris (AFP) – Skin cancer deaths among men have soared in wealthy nations since 1985, with mortality rates among women rising more slowly or even declining, researchers told a medical conference in Glasgow Sunday. Reasons for the discrepancy between sexes are unclear but evidence suggests men are “less likely to protect themselves from the sun” or heed public health...

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Type 2 diabetes affecting younger, leaner population

Posted by on Mar 13, 2019 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Type 2 diabetes affecting younger, leaner population

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the November 5, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) It is well recognized that increasing rates of Type 2 diabetes are mainly driven by obesity and lifestyle factors. But that’s not the whole story. Genetics and epigenetics – changes in gene expression – also play an important role. We are starting to see an increase in Type 2 diabetes in leaner people at a much younger age than usually associated with the disease. This means in...

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Lead, mercury exposure raises cholesterol levels

Posted by on Mar 13, 2019 in Heavy Metals | Comments Off on Lead, mercury exposure raises cholesterol levels

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the November 5, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) Higher levels of lead and other heavy metals detected in the blood was associated with increased levels of lower density lipoprotein (LDL—bad cholesterol) and total cholesterol, according to preliminary research to be presented in Chicago at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2018. Researchers reviewed information from NHANES 2009-2012, a national...

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Doctors’ son died 10 days before flu shot appointment. Now, they want to save your child

Posted by on Mar 12, 2019 in Medical Rewind, Vaccines | Comments Off on Doctors’ son died 10 days before flu shot appointment. Now, they want to save your child

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the November 5, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) Two physicians who lost their young son to the flu last year want parents to listen to their message, born of great grief and suffering: Get your child a flu shot. Drs. Laura and Anthony Sidari’s 4-year-old son, Leon, did not get the flu vaccine last year. He died on Christmas Day, less than 48 hours after he started feeling sick. “I didn’t know a condition could...

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