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Intelligent Medicine Radio for February 17, Part 1: Insomnia
February 19, 2024
PEA for pain, immunity, sleep, inflammation, cognition, mood; Don’t put bananas in your smoothie—here’s why; Does cinnamon really improve blood sugar? Probiotics to counter antibiotic side effects; Natural support for insomnia; Stocks of weight loss drug-makers soar; A shot you can take every 6 months to control your blood pressure; Injectable med relieves peanut allergy; Governor DeSantis proposes Florida ban on lab-grown meat. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio for February 17, Part 2: Wound Healing

How to promote wound healing; “Enhanced Games” will feature athletes leveraging latest performance-enhancing drugs; Sophisticated blood test predicts Alzheimer’s decades before onset; Large trial demonstrates lifestyle key to dementia prevention; Pulse oximeters found unreliable in dark-skinned individuals; Can vertigo be a symptom of menopause? Gut bacteria support resistance to respiratory viruses; Riddle me this—sky-high cholesterol on a vegetarian diet—but zero plaque! Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio for February 10, Part 1: Post-Stroke Speech Recovery
February 12, 2024
Due to a technical difficulty, this is an abbreviated hour of Intelligent Medicine: King Charles has cancer—but where? PSA = 1, but waking up to pee—do I need to see a urologist? Treatment for laryngo-pharyngeal reflux (LPR); Do you need to take a statin after a stroke? Vibrating pill may obviate need for appetite-suppressing weight loss drugs; Treatment for diarrhea-predominant IBS; Acupuncture shows benefits for post-stroke speech recovery. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio For February 10, Part 2: Medical Misinformation

How continuous glucose monitors can teach you to regulate your blood sugar; Supreme Court to weigh in on medical “misinformation”; Can you outrun heart risks of frequent sugary beverage intake? Cannabis linked to increased anxiety, depression; Time-restricted keto diet delays progression of ALS; Is there a one-size-fits-all weight loss diet for seniors? Supplements for a one-year-old who is constantly coming down with infections; High LDL, but with high HDL—are statins the answer? 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 February 3, Part 1: A Bevy of New Weight Loss Drugs
February 5, 2024
Nutrition provides key to a baffling medical mystery; Why are aging males afflicted with sagging bellies? Big Pharma rolls out a bevy of new weight loss drugs—but researchers investigate link to suicidal ideation; Advice for knee pain; Omega 3s, once implicated in atrial fibrillation, exonerated in Million Man study; Custom probiotics for kidney stones. Is there any benefit to using a topical CBD/THC combo for pain? Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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ENCORE: Intelligent Medicine Radio for February 3, Part 2: Iron Inadequacy

40% of girls and young women have low iron—a debilitating condition frequently missed; Alarmingly high PFAS levels in Greenlanders prompt Europe to rein in “Forever Chemicals”; Eye drops for near-sightedness fail crucial test; Gulf War Illness—it’s about the mitochondria; Prolia—how long do you need to take it, and will your bone density plummet when you stop? When hands and feet hurt at bedtime—what are the possibilities? Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show January 27, Part 1: Social Media an “Environmental Hazard”?
January 29, 2024
MD laments in NY Times: “Why are patients so irrationally resistant to Covid boosters?” New studies reveal boosters confer NO benefit to previously-infected with durable natural immunity; Review raises concerns over rushed vaccine approval, sketchy quality control, side effects; Should people reduce intake of oxalates? Is there an ingredient you can add to coffee to promote weight loss? Rush hour traffic as bad as high-salt diet for blood pressure; NY Mayor Adams declares social media an “environmental hazard”; Over 4 hours of daily smartphone use leads to serious health risks for teens; How can medications and B12 deficiency accelerate progression to dementia? 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 January 27, Part 2: The “Oreo Cure”

The “Oreo cure” for high LDL cholesterol outperforms high-dose statins; Are there treatments for progressive aphasia? Downsides of storing liquid in plastic containers; Plant-based convenience foods NOT healthier than meat equivalents; Are mycoplasma infections responsible for chronic diseases? How to tamp down an over-reactive immune system? White House pharmacy was an unregulated free-for-all; Investigations reveal hospitals pay hefty fees for favorable U.S. News rankings. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio for January 20, Part 1: Reversing Diabetes
January 22, 2024
Low carb diets are great—but are benefits negated when they raise LDL? Cannabis use—can it accelerate dementia? How can you tell if you’re in danger of getting type 2 diabetes? Handheld device may revolutionize diagnosis of skin cancers; Midlife protein consumption may be a key to healthy aging; 92 year-old indoor rowing champion proves exercise can overcome physical decline; Cold water swims plus cinnamon reverse diabetes; Soaring cancer rates in young and declining health spans spotlight miss-steps of modern medicine. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio for January 20, Part 2: Fending Off Age Related Memory Lapses

Multivitamins linked to improved memory, slower age-related cognitive decline; Supplements for atrial fibrillation, COPD, and anxiety; How exercise accelerates tissue regeneration; Are occasional age-related memory lapses something to worry about? How to fend them off; Alternatives to Lyrica for fibromyalgia; Is NTFactor compatible with medications? Licorice can raise blood pressure—but might prove a boon to those with lightheadedness. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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