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Diabetes and Alzheimer’s: What’s the link?

Posted on Aug 15, 2019 in Uncategorized

Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have a lot to say about this article on the February 18, 2019 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) New research has shown that impaired insulin signaling in the brain, often a feature of diabetes, may negatively impact cognition, mood, and metabolism — all of which are common aspects of Alzheimer’s disease. Although the conditions are seemingly independent of each other, earlier studies have found that people with type 2 diabetes are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease. However, the mechanisms behind this...

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Inflammation in midlife hastens cognitive decline

Posted on Aug 14, 2019 in Uncategorized

Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have a lot to say about this article on the February 18, 2019 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) As we age, we may experience a decline in our mental ability. A recent study has concluded that chronic inflammation in midlife might speed up this decline as we get older. Could influencing inflammation slow cognitive decline? The average age of the population of the United States is gradually increasing, so conditions of old age are moving into the spotlight. Growing older is associated with a progressive decline in average thinking...

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Bill Gates: My ‘best investment’ turned $10 billion into $200 billion worth of economic benefit

Posted on Jul 11, 2019 in Uncategorized

Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have a lot to say about this article on the February 4, 2019 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) Investing in global health organizations aimed at increasing access to vaccines created a 20-to-1 return in economic benefit, billionaire Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates told CNBC on Wednesday. Over the past two decades, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has donated “a bit more than $10 billion” into mainly three groups: the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis...

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Many Children Are Overdoing It on the Toothpaste, C.D.C. Study Says

Posted on Jul 10, 2019 in Uncategorized

Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have a lot to say about this article on the February 4, 2019 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show)   Professional guidelines suggest this would be too much toothpaste on a young child’s brush. Children ages 3 to 6 should use no more than a pea-size amount of fluoride toothpaste, officials say.CreditCreditElaine Thompson/Associated Press Many parents are squeezing potentially unhealthy amounts of toothpaste on their children’s brushes, health officials warned in a study released on Friday. The study, by the Centers for Disease...

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For millennials, cancers fueled by obesity are on rise, study says

Posted on Jul 10, 2019 in Uncategorized

Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have a lot to say about this article on the February 4, 2019 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) Cancers fueled by obesity are on the rise among young adults in the United States and appearing at increasingly younger ages, according to an analysis released Monday by the American Cancer Society. The study, published in The Lancet Public Health, examined data on 12 obesity-related cancers between 1995 and 2014, as well as 18 common cancers not associated with weight. They found a disturbing trend among adults age 24 to 49. “The...

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About One In 20 American Children Have Depression Or Anxiety, Study Reveals

Posted on Jun 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the January 21, 2019 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) Analysis of nationwide data revealed that 2.6 million American children — more than 1 in every 20 — were diagnosed with anxiety and/or depression between 2011 and 2012. According to the report, anxiety in children and adolescents increased in the United States, while depression diagnoses have remained at the same levels as previous studies. Researchers analyzed data from the nationally representative National Survey of Children’s...

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