Health & Wellness

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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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 to use as...

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Older Siblings a Risk Factor for Serious Flu Infections in Infants

Posted on Jan 18, 2018 in Health & Wellness, Health Optimization

Having older brothers and sisters puts infants at higher risk for being hospitalized with the flu. Researchers studied 1,115 hospital admissions of children under 2 born in Scotland from 2007 to 2015. Compared to a firstborn child, a second-born child under 6 months old was more than two and a half times as likely to be hospitalized. With two older siblings, an infant under 6 months was three times as likely to be hospitalized as one with none. The study is in the European Respiratory Journal. Maternal smoking, maternal age under 30, and being born in the autumn flu season were also...

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More Doctors and Scientists Now Agree: Depression Is a Physical Illness

Posted on Nov 21, 2017 in Chronic Disease, Health & Wellness

By Alex Pietrowski For those looking for a way out of depression, recent research offers a totally different approach than is what is being offered by most doctors and psychiatrists. It centers around the findings in a host of new research which suggests that many cases of depression may be physical in nature, rather than rooted in a chemical imbalance or psychological disturbance. Some 13 million Americans suffer from some form of depression, and some 350 million people worldwide are thought to have it. Typically, medical treatment centers around the restoration of certain chemicals in the...

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Aluminum salts in deodorants caused CANCER, and Switzerland may be the first nation in the world to BAN them

Posted on Nov 16, 2017 in Health & Wellness, Heavy Metals

Switzerland is slated to become the first country to ban deodorants that contain aluminum salts. This, following results of a 2016 study indicating that the toxic chemicals may play a role in breast cancer onset. The country’s National Council voted 126 to 58 in favor of approving a bill instructing the Federal Council to consider banning aluminum salts from being used in antiperspirant. The measure also urges that Federal Council to commission research that would prove a causal relationship between deodorant use and increased breast cancer risk. Aluminum salts are the active ingredients...

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Suicide Data Incorrectly Reported in Drug Trials, Suit Claimed

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

For many years GlaxoSmithKline and its predecessor, SmithKline Beecham, marketed Paxil as an antidepressant that would reduce the risk of suicide in depressed patients. The results of the company’s clinical trials, presented to the Food and Drug Administration in 1989, suggested Paxil was far safer than a placebo. Back then, the company reported that among nearly 3,000 patients treated with Paxil in the worldwide clinical trials, five committed suicide — a rate of about one in 600. By contrast, there were two suicides in a much smaller group of 554 patients randomly assigned to take a...

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