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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for April 21, Part 1
April 23, 2018
Drug companies have a problem: Curing patients is bad for business; A caller with PVCs wonders if they may have something to do with her vagus nerve and digestive problems; Is the new shingles vaccine (Shingrix) worth taking? Study concludes it’s nearly impossible to achieve a totally gluten-free diet; Pharma launches new celiac treatment trials; A prebiotic supplement shows promise in alleviating osteoarthritis; Underused coronary artery calcium testing bests stress tests for predicting heart risk. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for April 21, Part 2

A caller with autoimmune hepatitis seeks natural cures; Pasta is “healthy, helps you shed pounds”—but research promoted by the world’s largest spaghetti company to counter low-carb trend; Does a PSA of 17 mean cancer? Despite a recent calcium score of zero, a caller who experienced chest pain shoveling snow reports his doctor thinks he has heart problems—how can that be? Curcumin improves memory and mood; Low vitamin D levels predict diabetes risk; Increased exposure to environmental toxins may contribute to higher diabetes rates in minorities. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for April 14, Part 1
April 16, 2018
Flu vaccine may prompt “Dengue-like” reaction when recipients get flu; Medical students complain they learn nothing about nutrition; Authors of medical textbooks receive undisclosed payments from drug companies and device manufacturers; An 86 year old seeks natural support for hair loss; Restroom hand dryers spew bacteria onto hands, into air; A disturbing link between statin drug use and ALS; Sitting, known to be bad for the heart, now found to be bad for the brain; New evidence exonerates once-maligned full-fat dairy. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for April 14, Part 2

New blood test for Alzheimer’s Disease is so precise, it could forecast it 30 years ahead—but is it ready for prime time? Left bundle branch block, could it be related to Lyme Disease? Is it OK to use vitamin K after mitral valve repair? What to do for frequent bladder infections; The “Selfie Effect”—is this why plastic surgery rates are soaring among Millennials? World’s oldest man, 112, shares surprising diet advice. Natural support for ALS. Exercise can be a very effective way to combat depression—so why don’t doctors prescribe it? Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for April 7, Part 1
April 9, 2018
MD defendant in malpractice trial saves life of juror in cardiac arrest; Acupressure for menstrual pain; Nicotinamide riboside shown to reverse cardiovascular aging, curb hypertension; CoQ10 for Parkinson’s Disease and congestive heart failure; Omega 3s prevent MS; Any contraindications to Dr. Hoffman’s Heart Health Protocol https://drhoffman.com/heart-health-protocol/ supplements? How does nicotinamide riboside compare to AMPK activators? Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for April 7, Part 2

New studies link cell phones to cancer; A caller with mitral valve prolapse and palpitations; Am I taking too much selenium? How obesity blunts taste sensations; Is “phytoplankton” superior to fish oil? Artificial sweeteners can worsen Crohn’s Disease; Health professionals are skeptical their lifestyle advice will be heeded; L-glutamine for sickle cell disease—but pharmaceutical companies jack up price 20-fold! Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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ENCORE: Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for March 31, Part 1
April 2, 2018
Flu rages while vaccine fails; Tamiflu side effects lead to Japan ban; Natural therapies for rosacea; Will milk thistle interfere with Lipitor? Should caffeinated coffee be avoided for atrial fibrillation? Alcohol, in moderation, literally washes the brain; In excess, booze blocks brain clean-up; NY Times doubles-down on outmoded recommendations for lowering dietary fat; Study reveals coconut heart paradox; Breast-feeding helps moms avert diabetes risk. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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ENCORE: Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for March 31, Part 2

The Heart-Gut connection; Resveratrol may exert its protective effects via the microbiome; New heart stent prevent restenosis via coating artery lining with quercetin, resveratrol; Natural therapies for claudication; A caller whose anti-depressants aren’t doing the job for him; Do you need to take probiotics if you’re taking prebiotics? What about fecal transfer? Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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ENCORE: Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for March 24, Part 1
March 26, 2018
The lesser of two evils: MRI with gadolinium vs. CT scan with contrast? “MIND” diet may slow cognitive decline in stroke survivors; Lifestyle interventions slow progression to Alzheimer’s even in high-risk ApoE4 carriers; Curcumin improves memory and mood; What are the possible causes of swelling in legs? A caller with Waldentrom’s macroglobulinemia; Is GDF11 a veritable “Fountain of Youth” protein? Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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ENCORE: Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for March 24, Part 2

Colonoscopy may trigger appendicitis; A caller with Sjogren’s antibodies seeks answers; Are there natural alternatives for spastic torticollis? Dispelling the myth that fish oil causes prostate cancer; Fiber—but only certain kinds—counters obesity and metabolic syndrome; Cycling exonerated as cause of erectile dysfunction; What’s the deal with those vibrating platforms said to reverse osteoporosis? Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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