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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for July 11, Part 1
July 13, 2020
Missing the ball on the twin pandemics: Non-communicable diseases claim far more lives than COVID-19. More people died this spring—and not just from the virus; Zinc’s immune-supportive role; Why are some people asymptomatic? When it comes to predicting severity of COVID-19, frailty trumps age or comorbidities. FDA eyes ban on bio-identical hormone replacement; Are vegans at higher risk of mental health problems? 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 July 11, Part 2

Landmark study validates low-carb, high fat diet for controlling Type 2 diabetes among outpatients. When you give blood, how do they know you’re not transmitting coronavirus? Stretching yields significant circulatory benefits; Over 75s found to be at risk of colonoscopy complications; Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s may accelerate cognitive decline, highlighting “gut-brain axis”; Avoid common food additive to avert intestinal inflammation; Hot flashes predict heart problems in menopausal women; New blood test predicts cancer with pinpoint accuracy—but will it result in overdiagnosis and overtreatment. 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 July 4, Part 1
July 6, 2020
Do you have “poor protoplasm”? It might make you more likely to succumb to Coronavirus; Why your metabolic fitness may be a determinant of your risk; Mask misdirection—public health officials do a U-turn on facial barriers. What to do? Gina Haynie, founder of Future Pharm Botanicals, talks about efforts to ramp up production of oregano and elderberry products. 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 July 4, Part 2

Amid a call for more testing, false-negative test results undermine confidence in mass-screenings; NT Factor for CFS? What role for Serrapeptase? Walking may help sufferers of IBS; Research reveals magnesium essential to therapeutic action of vitamin D; Fiber, but not from grains, associated with reduced death rate in new study; “Zombie eating“—why mealtime screens promote digital distraction that blunts satiety signals and promotes overeating; Those heavily-promoted new psoriasis drugs found only marginally effective in post-marketing studies; Mediterranean diet reduces risk of kidney stones. 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 June 27, Part 1
June 29, 2020
COVID-19 flares in Southwest, South—is it a continuation of the first wave or a portent of the dreaded 2nd wave? Why the hard-hit Northeast is relatively spared; Have we been too lax in lifting lockdowns? 80% of young people may be asymptomatic, study finds; Obese, at higher risk of COVID-19, have suffered more mental and physical health consequences as a result of stay-at-home orders, promising a legacy of problems for many years; Nobel laureate and co-discoverer of the HIV virus claims coronavirus is bio-engineered—really? When is laser surgery for varicose veins merited? 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 June 27, Part 2

Are we anywhere near “herd immunity” to the coronavirus? Why high stress levels predict more catastrophic Covid-19 outcomes; Bayer to pay $10.9 billion in Roundup cancer claims; Why saunas lower blood pressure; GNC declares bankruptcy, a casualty of COVID-19; Can you literally walk away from cancer risk? Preschoolers vastly exceed current recommendations for toddler screen time; Nursing homes dump regular residents to take advantage of higher reimbursement for Covid-19 patients. 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 June 20, Part 1
June 22, 2020
COVID-19: Are we flattening the curve—or headed for a “second wave”? Opinions differ on whether coronavirus infection confers lasting immunity; Early data shows no uptick in coronavirus transmission from protests; Why some people who never had COVID-19 may still be immune; “Meth-Gators” and “Attack-Squirrels”—REALLY? The low-down on Tru Niagen for mitochondrial support; Natural treatment for ankylosing spondylitis. 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 June 20, Part 2

Seniors sheltering-in-place risk dying from loneliness; Safe sex during the pandemic: masks and disinfectants? Old repurposed drugs may provide inexpensive solutions for COVID-19; Can you have too strong an immune system? Should statins be avoided in heart failure? Melatonin may not be a panacea for sleep; Ultra-processed foods shorten telomeres. 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 June 13, Part 1
June 15, 2020
As the lockdown ends, the big question is “Will there be a second wave?” Two hairstylists who had coronavirus saw 140 clients—what happened next is shocking; Could immune-boosting supplements aggravate an autoimmune condition? Study of “anti-inflammatory diet” for rheumatoid arthritis shows scant benefits—but was the diet right? Does cooking, freezing, or drying food rob it of its healthful enzymes? Will trap-shooting exacerbate a rotator cuff injury? Repetitive negative thinking may hasten dementia onset. 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 June 13, Part 2

Coronavirus starts in the nasal passages—nasal lavage may halt its spread to lungs, acid-blocker drugs may promote pneumonia; Transdermal magnesium—myth or reality? The problem with false-negative coronavirus tests; Supplements for H. pylori; Green tea vs. respiratory infections; Chinese researchers confirm link between selenium status and severity of COVID-19; Alpha lipoic acid reduces tinnitus severity. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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