Medical Rewind

Inflammation drives progression of Alzheimer’s

Posted on May 23, 2018 in Chronic Disease, Medical Rewind

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the December 26, 2017  Advanced Medicine Show According to a study published in the journal Nature by scientists of the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) and the University of Bonn, inflammatory mechanisms caused by the brain’s immune system drive the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. These findings, which rely on a series of laboratory experiments, provide new insights into pathogenetic mechanisms that are believed to hold potential for tackling Alzheimer’s before symptoms...

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Study: The medical community isn’t prepared for the looming pandemic of neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s

Posted on May 16, 2018 in Chronic Disease, Medical Rewind

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the December 18, 2017  Advanced Medicine Show Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disease plaguing people today, with an estimated 1 million Americans are battling this illness – more than Lou Gehrig’s disease, muscular dystrophy and multiple sclerosis combined. Parkinson’s causes certain nerve cells in the brain to die, affecting movement and causing worsening tremors and stiffness. The direct and indirect costs associated with the disease are believed to exceed $25 billion a year. Now,...

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Chemotherapy found to increase the number of tumor cells circulating in the blood, spreading it to previously unaffected areas

Posted on May 15, 2018 in Cancer, Medical Rewind

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the December 18, 2017  Advanced Medicine Show Chemotherapy is a pretty scary prospect, but a lot of people are convinced by their doctors that its potential benefits are worth enduring the very unpleasant side effects. Unfortunately, a new study shows that getting chemotherapy before surgery can actually increase the tumor cells in your blood and spread the cancer to other areas. This adds to the growing body of evidence that chemotherapy isn’t as solid of a cancer treatment as many doctors make it seem. According...

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Advanced Medicine with Dr. Rashid A. Buttar – December 18, 2017

Posted on May 14, 2018 in 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.   Get ready to learn things not traditionally taught to medical doctors! Some of the things you will hear Dr. Buttar and Robert talk about in this week’s show are:   Chemotherapy found to increase the number of tumor cells circulating in the blood, spreading it to previously unaffected areas – Chemotherapy is a pretty scary prospect, but a lot of people are convinced by their doctors that its potential benefits are worth enduring the...

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Preconception paternal SSRI use linked to ADHD in offspring

Posted on May 10, 2018 in Medical Rewind

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the December 11, 2017  Advanced Medicine Show Paternal use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) before conception is associated with increased risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in offspring, according to a study published online Dec. 11 in Pediatrics. Fen Yang, from Fudan University in Shanghai, and colleagues conducted a cohort study involving 781,470 singletons born between 1996 and 2008 who were followed through 2013. Children whose fathers used SSRIs during the three months...

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Rush to treat liver patients causing more harm than good

Posted on May 8, 2018 in Chronic Disease, Medical Rewind

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the December 11, 2017  Advanced Medicine Show Credit: University of Leeds Doctors risk overdiagnosing the most common and fastest-growing liver condition, exposing patients to harmful tests, according to a study published today. It is estimated that one in four people in the world is suffering from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), and there are concerns it could lead to cirrhosis. Expert bodies in Europe are now calling for patients to be screened for the condition and the National Institute for Health and...

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