Posts Tagged "Teen Healthcare"

Modern life may be causing a ‘hidden epidemic’

Posted on Oct 22, 2015 in Health & Wellness, Medical Rewind

Listen to what Dr. Rashid A. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the August 17th Medical Rewind Show ***************************** Could pollution be to blame for why dementia is killing more people and being diagnosed earlier than ever? That’s the theory being floated by researchers involved in a study of patients in 21 countries from 1989 to 2010. The Smithsonian reports that while dementia is typically associated with people older than 60, the study finds that diseases such as Alzheimer’s are now being regularly diagnosed in people in their late 40s....

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Side effects may lead breast cancer patients to skip drugs

Posted on Oct 21, 2015 in Cancer, Chronic Disease, Medical Rewind

Listen to what Dr. Rashid A. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the August 17th Medical Rewind Show ***************************** (Reuters Health) – Breast cancer patients who report more side effects of their hormone therapy drugs and less confidence communicating with their doctors are more likely to intentionally or unintentionally miss a dose, according to a new study. “Endocrine” therapy, given as a daily tablet that acts to prevent hormones from helping the tumor to grow, is an important part of treatment for some types of early breast cancer. But many...

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AOA urges all people to focus on vaccination

Posted on Oct 21, 2015 in Medical Rewind, Vaccines

Listen to what Dr. Rashid A. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the August 17th Medical Rewind Show ***************************** Back to school is an annual reminder to make sure children are fully vaccinated. But vaccination is a life-long health concern and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) urges adults to use the seasonal cue to ensure their own immunizations are up to date. Vaccine-preventable diseases – such as measles, mumps, flu and whooping cough – are an ongoing public health threat, with an active mumps outbreak currently reported...

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Medication taking behaviors among breast cancer patients on adjuvant endocrine therapy

Posted on Oct 20, 2015 in Cancer, Medical Rewind

Listen to what Dr. Rashid A. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the August 17th Medical Rewind Show ***************************** Abstract Purpose To explore how symptoms and psychosocial factors are related to intentional and unintentional non-adherent medication taking behaviors. Methods Included were postmenopausal women with hormone receptor positive, stage I-IIIA breast cancer, who had completed surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation, and were taking endocrine therapy. Self-administered, standardized measures were completed during a routine clinic visit: Brief...

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More depression, poorer health reported at age 30, study says.

Posted on Oct 20, 2015 in Medical Rewind

Listen to what Dr. Rashid A. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the August 17th Medical Rewind Show ***************************** MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Nearly one in five teens has specific health care needs that are not receiving attention, and this may set them up for poorer physical and mental health in adulthood, a new study contends. “Previous research had shown that lack of medical care in this age group is associated with poor health and higher risk behaviors at the time. But, it wasn’t known that these poor health...

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