Environment

Lifestyle choices affect multiple generations: Studies show that environmental memories are stored at a cellular level

Posted on Mar 28, 2018 in Chronic Disease, Environment

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the November 13, 2017  Advanced Medicine Show A recent animal study published in the Science journal has revealed that genetic changes caused by environmental factors may be passed down from one generation to another. According to a team of researchers at the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO) in Spain, the genetic changes may even be inherited by up to 14 generations thereafter. The experts have examined the genetically engineered nematode roundworms called C. elegans in order to carry out the study....

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Elimination organs hit the hardest by air pollution: Toxic particles cause cancer in the kidneys, bladder, bowel and lungs

Posted on Mar 27, 2018 in Environment

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the November 13, 2017  Advanced Medicine Show Air pollution causes a myriad of illnesses, most notably diseases concerning the heart and lungs. Now a groundbreaking study has revealed that the toxins we are inhaling daily may also cause kidney and bladder cancer. According to Dr. Michelle Turner, first author of the study: “This research suggests that air pollution was not associated with death from most non-lung cancers, but the associations with kidney, bladder and colorectal cancer deserve further investigation.”...

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Study ties pesticides in food to reduced fertility in women

Posted on Mar 14, 2018 in Chronic Disease, Environment

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the October 30, 2017  Advanced Medicine Show Fruits and vegetables are an essential part of a healthy pregnancy diet, providing vitamins and fiber. Yet some might also come with pesticide residues. Among women undergoing infertility treatment in the United States, consuming more fruits and vegetables with high amounts of pesticide residue was associated with a lower chance of pregnancy and a higher risk of pregnancy loss, according to a study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine on Monday. Pesticides are...

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Advanced Medicine with Dr. Rashid A. Buttar – October 30, 2017

Posted on Mar 12, 2018 in Autism, Cancer, Environment, Heavy Metals

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.   ..   The Global Epidemic of Mercury Toxicity and Autism In nature, toxic metals generally are bound with other elements rather than being present in their pure form. However, with the advent of large-scale industrial processes to extract metals from naturally occurring compounds, humans let the genie out of the bottle, contributing significantly to the distribution of mercury, aluminum and other heavy metals in the environment. When...

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Four major mineral deficiencies, their symptoms, and how to overcome them

Posted on Feb 27, 2018 in Environment, Health & Wellness, Medical Rewind

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the October 16, 2017 Medical Rewind Show  You may think that in a society where food is abundant and starvation is relatively rare, that nutrient deficiencies would be a non-issue. However, in many parts of the world, including North America, nutrient deficiencies are extremely common and are often responsible for many of the symptoms and diseases people are facing today. So how do these deficiencies occur in a world that has plenty of food to go around? Turns out, there are a lot of intertwining factors. Why...

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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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