Chronic Disease

Exposure to Bisphenol A ‘hard to avoid’ in everyday life

Posted on Feb 8, 2018 in Chronic Disease, Environment

86 per cent of teenagers have traces of Bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical compound used to make plastics, in their body, an Engaged Research public engagement project in collaboration with the University of Exeter has found. Measurable levels of BPA, an endocrine-disrupting chemical, were found in the urine of the vast majority of the 94 17-19 year olds tested, according to research at the University of Exeter led by Professor Lorna Harries, Associate Professor in Molecular Genetics, and Professor Tamara Galloway, Professor of Ecotoxicology. They called for better labelling of packaging to...

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Doctors warn breast cancer treatment increases risk of heart disease

Posted on Feb 6, 2018 in Cancer, Chronic Disease

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Patients who undergo breast cancer treatment are at a greater risk of heart disease, according to a recent warning from the American Heart Association. The warning was published Thursday, ahead of Friday’s “National Wear Red Day,” which encourages people to wear red to raise awareness about women’s risk of heart disease. Dr. Dharmesh Patel is a cardiologist at the Stern Cardiovascular Foundation in Southaven Miss., and board president of the Mid-South American Heart Association. “It’s very important we treat breast cancer,” Patel said. “But we have to understand that...

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Consumers being poisoned to death from “cumulative risk” of pesticide and chemical exposure, warns legal expert

Posted on Jan 30, 2018 in Cancer, Chronic Disease, Medical Rewind

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the October 2, 2017 Medical Rewind Show With more information constantly coming to light about the toxic chemicals we use in our daily lives, it can be enough to make you want to live inside a bubble. You can grow your own food and make natural cleaning supplies, but what about the flame retardants in your clothes or the pesticides on the playground? If you’ve reached the point where you’re doing the best you can and telling yourself that a few questionable products here and there are inevitable, you might be doing...

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Medical Rewind – October 2, 2017

Posted on Jan 29, 2018 in Cancer, Chronic Disease

If you missed Medical Rewind with Dr. Rashid A. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell, be sure to go to www.MedicalRewind.com to listen to the show replay.   ..   Consumers being poisoned to death from “cumulative risk” of pesticide and chemical exposure, warns legal expert With more information constantly coming to light about the toxic chemicals we use in our daily lives, it can be enough to make you want to live inside a bubble. You can grow your own food and make natural cleaning supplies, but what about the flame retardants in your clothes or the pesticides on the playground? If you’ve...

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Consumers being poisoned to death from “cumulative risk” of pesticide and chemical exposure, warns legal expert

Posted on Jan 16, 2018 in Chronic Disease, Environment

With more information constantly coming to light about the toxic chemicals we use in our daily lives, it can be enough to make you want to live inside a bubble. You can grow your own food and make natural cleaning supplies, but what about the flame retardants in your clothes or the pesticides on the playground? If you’ve reached the point where you’re doing the best you can and telling yourself that a few questionable products here and there are inevitable, you might be doing better than most people – but there’s also the matter of cumulative risk to consider. This is a topic that legal...

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One-Quarter of Cancer Patients Use Medical Marijuana, Study Finds

Posted on Jan 11, 2018 in Chronic Disease

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the September 25, 2017 Medical Rewind Show Credit: Atomazul/Shutterstock One of the most well-known purported uses for medical marijuana is to alleviate symptoms related to cancer treatment, and a new study finds that use of the drug among cancer patients is not uncommon. In the study, which included more than 900 cancer patients in Seattle, nearly one-quarter reported using medical marijuana in the past year. In addition, almost all the participants said they wanted to learn more about medical marijuana, according...

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