Chronic Disease

Medical Rewind – September 4, 2017

Posted on Dec 4, 2017 in Chronic Disease, Medical Rewind, Vaccines

Pharmaceuticals and Babies, Spike in Birth Defects, Weed Killer, Concussion Pill, and much more! 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.   .. As Babies are Prescribed Pharmaceuticals, Have We Reached Dystopia?Would you let a five-year-old smoke a joint? I certainly hope not. Yet that would probably be less harmful than loading kids up on pharmaceuticals. Study Finds Disturbing Spike in Birth Defects in US Women Living Near Industrial Agriculture. An exhaustive new study is sounding...

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More proof stress will kill you: Study finds a link between PTSD and lupus

Posted on Nov 30, 2017 in Chronic Disease

Women who’ve been exposed to trauma or have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are thrice as likely to develop lupus, according to new research. The study, published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, contributes to the growing body of evidence linking high levels of stress to autoimmune diseases. Led by Andrea Roberts, PhD, the researchers from Harvard University examined data from the Nurses’ Health Study II and followed 54,763 women for 24 years. Through this, they were able to keep track of any women who reported experiencing traumatic events, such as major auto accidents, just before...

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

Posted on Nov 29, 2017 in Cancer, Chronic Disease

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 to the study, published today (Sept. 25) in the journal Cancer. But existing research on marijuana’s effects on cancer-related symptoms is...

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Is your thyroid sleeping on the job?

Posted on Nov 28, 2017 in Chronic Disease

The thyroid is one of those functional parts of the body that doesn’t get a lot of attention until it starts having problems. Although this little gland in your neck is a small one, it produces the thyroid hormone that affects your metabolism——and indirectly, every other function of your body. Having a sleepy, underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) can lead to some real health problems, making diagnosis and treatment essential. According to the American Thyroid Association, an estimated 20 million Americans are suffering from some type of thyroid disease. Because thyroid problems often occur...

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Medical Rewind – August 29, 2017

Posted on Nov 27, 2017 in Chronic Disease, Health Optimization

Thyroid, Medical Marijuana, PTSD, Lupus, Sugar and much more! 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.   .. Is your thyroid sleeping on the job?  The thyroid is one of those functional parts of the body that doesn’t get a lot of attention until it starts having problems. Although this little gland in your neck is a small one, it produces the thyroid hormone that affects your metabolism——and indirectly, every other function of your body. Having a sleepy, underactive thyroid...

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Neuroscience Helps Explain Severe Infection In Pregnancy Link To Autism

Posted on Nov 22, 2017 in Autism, Chronic Disease

It is known that mothers who come down with severe infections that require hospitalization during pregnancy are at an elevated risk of having a child with autism. Two new studies from MIT and the University of Massachusetts Medical School investigate the phenomenon and pinpoint potential prevention pathways. In research on mice, the researchers discovered that the composition of bacterial populations in the mother’s digestive tract can influence whether maternal infection leads to autistic-like behaviors in offspring. They also discovered the specific brain changes that produce these...

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