Chronic Disease

Could micronutrient supplements combat ADHD?

Posted on Mar 1, 2018 in Chronic Disease

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the October 16, 2017 Medical Rewind Show A recent study examined whether or not vitamin and mineral supplements might ease ADHD symptoms, and it yielded encouraging results. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is characterized by hyperactivity, attention difficulty, and impulsiveness. Although estimates differ, ADHD is thought to affect around 5 percent of children in the United States. ADHD increases the likelihood that a child will experience problems at school, and, later in life, they are more likely...

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California declares state of emergency over deadly hepatitis A outbreak

Posted on Feb 27, 2018 in Chronic Disease, Vaccines

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the October 16, 2017 Medical Rewind Show By Soumya Karlamangla  Oct 13, 2017 Health officials said Oct. 5 that the outbreak could continue for many months, even years. (Oct. 6, 2017) California Gov. Brown declared a state of emergency Friday because of a hepatitis A outbreak that has killed at least 18 people in the state. The declaration allows state health officials to buy additional doses of the hepatitis A vaccine to try to halt the outbreak, which is already the nation’s second largest in more than two...

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Medical Rewind – October 16, 2017

Posted on Feb 26, 2018 in Cancer, Chronic Disease, Health & Wellness, Medical Rewind

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.   ..   California declares state of emergency over deadly hepatitis A outbreak California Gov. Brown declared a state of emergency Friday because of a hepatitis A outbreak that has killed at least 18 people in the state. The declaration allows state health officials to buy additional doses of the hepatitis A vaccine to try to halt the outbreak, which is already the nation’s second largest in more than two decades. “We have the capacity...

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The dangers of using ‘home remedies’ for serious illnesses

Posted on Feb 22, 2018 in Chronic Disease, Medical Rewind

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the October 9, 2017 Medical Rewind Show Most home remedies or natural therapies haven’t been put through the same rigorous clinical testing you expect from pharmaceutical medications.  (iStock) By Shawn Radcliffe, Healthline.com In a world where you can fix almost anything with a do-it-yourself video on YouTube, you might think curing your own illness would be a piece of cake. It might be if it weren’t for a couple of (not so small) sticking points. One, the home remedy recommended by your friend — or one of the...

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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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