Health & Wellness

Liver Damage From Supplements Is on the Rise

Posted on Aug 17, 2017 in Health & Wellness, Medical Rewind

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the  May 22, 2017 Medical Rewind Show. You’ve probably heard that too much alcohol or excessive amounts of certain medications can damage your liver, an organ that helps your body extract the nutrients it needs from food and eliminate toxic substances from your blood. But a new review suggests that many herbal remedies and dietary supplements can also harm the liver, including some that you can easily buy online or over-the-counter in drug or health food stores. The study also found that injuries linked to those...

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Study: 28,187 Plant Species Used as Medicines throughout the World

Posted on Aug 16, 2017 in Health & Wellness, Medical Rewind

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the  May 22, 2017 Medical Rewind Show. A powerful new study reminds us that natural medicine was once, and still is, the default medical system on this planet…   In fact, the use of synthetically produced patent medicines (pharmaceuticals) is a relatively recent development (circa 1870), and should really be called the “alternative medicine” vis-a-vis time-tested, far safer approaches that rely on food, spices, and carefully prepared and administered plant extracts. A powerful new report released by the Kew...

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No fruit juice for kids under 1, pediatricians advise

Posted on Aug 15, 2017 in Health & Wellness, Medical Rewind

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the  May 22, 2017 Medical Rewind Show. Children should not be given fruit juice before they are 1 year old unless it’s advised by a doctor, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics.   The group had previously advised parents to wait to offer juice until a child reached 6 months old but decided to make the change based on rising rates of obesity and concerns about tooth cavities. “We couldn’t really see any reason why juice...

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Taking the stairs a comparable pick-me-up to coffee, study says

Posted on Jul 26, 2017 in Health & Wellness

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the  May 1, 2017 Medical Rewind Show. Although the jolt was short-lived, researchers say there are additional benefits to walking the stairs over chugging a cup of coffee. You’ll feel more energized if you do some easy stair walking rather than drinking caffeine, a new study recommends. The study included college women who said they were chronically sleep deprived, meaning they got less than 6.5 hours of sleep a night. On separate days, they consumed capsules with 50 milligrams of caffeine (roughly the amount...

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Flame retardants used in furniture may increase thyroid cancer risk

Posted on Jul 13, 2017 in Environment, Health & Wellness

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the April 17, 2017 Medical Rewind Show. Researchers say their new finding offers support for recent studies suggesting environmental factors are partially responsible for thyroid cancer being the fastest growing cancer in the United States. Flame retardants used in many home furnishings may boost the risk for thyroid cancer, researchers report. “Thyroid cancer is the fastest increasing cancer in the U.S., with most of the increase in new cases being papillary thyroid cancer,” said study lead investigator...

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Second Opinion From Doctor Nets Different Diagnosis 88% Of Time, Study Finds

Posted on Jul 5, 2017 in Health & Wellness

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the April 10, 2017 Medical Rewind Show. ROCHESTER, Minn. — When it comes to treating a serious illness, two brains are better than one. A new study finds that nearly 9 in 10 people who go for a second opinion after seeing a doctor are likely to leave with a refined or new diagnosis from what they were first told. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic examined 286 patient records of individuals who had decided to consult a second opinion, hoping to determine whether being referred to a second specialist impacted one’s...

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