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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for October 16, Part 1
October 18, 2021
The new Covid pill: Is the optimism justified? They’re calling for vaccines for 5-12s, but lockdowns have caused kids’ weight to soar—a key risk factor for severe Covid; President Clinton’s sepsis diagnosis; Will taking vitamin C interfere with readings from continuous glucose monitors? Vitamin B1 and nerve pain, an in-depth interview with Dr. Richard Mann, developer of Zobria. 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 October 16, Part 2

CBD cream for pain relief; Lifestyle a major factor in breast cancer outcomes; Are booster shots needed? Quercetin vs. allergies; Meat and mental health—are vegans at higher risk for anxiety and depression? Mushroom substance ergothioneine may enhance mood; Are embassy employees suffering from “Havana syndrome” victims of psychogenic illness? 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 October 9, Part 2
October 11, 2021
The fragmentation of health care—why so many specialists? New Merck Covid pill curbs early disease but fails test in severely ill; Molnupiravir sells for 40 times what it costs to make, as government gears up to stockpile millions of doses; The “Goldilocks Effect” of iron when it comes to heart risk; When a Covid shot goes too deep into your shoulder joint; Subbing sugar with Splenda stokes appetite, undermines weight loss efforts; Vitamin C promotes “mental vitality” in young adults; Pregnenolone for brain and pain; Drugs improve bone density, but exercise boosts bone strength; Are NSAIDS a no-no before colonoscopy? 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 October 2, Part 1
October 4, 2021
If not the beginning of the end, it may be the end of the beginning for Covid; Instead of "crushing Covid" we may eventually learn to live with it as merely a treatable nuisance; New oral pill may revolutionize Covid care--what we know about Merck's molnuparivir; A raft of new treatments in the pipeline for Covid; Why blood sugar is the single most modifiable risk factor for severe Covid and death; Mediterranean MIND diet scores against dementia; Folic acid and DHA supplements improve performance, in mild cognitive impairment. Is seltzer bad for bones? Does a high cholesterol inevitably call for a statin? 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 October 2, Part 2

Do vaccines after Covid and monoclonal antibody treatment run risk of bad reactions? Antibody-dependent enhancement (ADE)--is it a risk with multiple boosters that are being proposed? New studies confirm full-fat dairy does not worsen cardiovascular risk; Fully one-third of Covid survivors experience Long Covid symptoms; DHEA improves women's sex drives and boosts efficacy of IVF for infertility; Juice avoidance curbs childhood overweight; Oral contraceptives prior to pregnancy hike risk for childhood allergies; Moms' intake of Omega 3s increases volume of grey and white matter in offspring; Breastfeeding reduces kids' risk for allergies, obesity; Did people drive crazier during lockdowns? Same amount of food consumed during shorter intervals (intermittent fasting) results in better metabolism, reduced weight, compared to extended eating hours; Anti-inflammatory diet checks asthma symptoms. 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 September 25, Part 1
September 27, 2021
Boosters for everyone? Despite mandates, pace of initial vaccinations slows; In lieu of vaccine passports, should we consider “immune passports”? Intelligent Medicine’s intrepid 20-something audio engineer recounts his recent Covid infection—despite being vaccinated! 1st ever study of natural immunity among the 80 million American adults who are unvaccinated; Japan, with world’s oldest population, redefines 65-75s as “pre-old”; When you take Tylenol, how much NAC should you take? Convalescent plasma for Covid? 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 September 25, Part 2

Insulin resistance a major risk factor for depression; Gut bacteria predictive of risk for psychiatric disorders; Are we implanting too many stents and performing too many bypass surgeries? Zinc-L-Carnosine vs. eating disorders, chemo mouth sores, and radiation damage; Prescription vs. store-bought fish oil? Fish oil is not just good for heart and brain—it may reduce fractures and headaches; First-ever study examines health risks of unprocessed vs. processed meat; Sunlight exposure, vitamin D intake reduces Covid hospitalization and death. 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 September 11, Part 1
September 13, 2021
Mandates: Blaming and shaming the unvaccinated; The toxic legacy of 9-11; Bad office or classroom air may explain your mid-afternoon crash; A Covid vaccine clinical trial participant shares his experience; Online calculators for determining whether to take a statin--are they accurate? Convalescent plasma fails critical test vs. Covid; Israel's surge of cases highlights limits of vaccine strategy. 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 September 11, Part 2

Should you worry if you don't have a reaction when you take the Covid vaccine? Health benefits of avocados and nuts; Reducing sugar in packaged foods could save billions in healthcare costs, prevent millions of deaths; A listener challenges me on Ivermectin; What was the name of that garlic pill? (Kyolic Aged Garlic Extract!); Can eyedrops be refrigerated? Will new Covid variants be even worse than Delta? Vaccines shown to halve risk of Long Covid. 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 September 4, Part 2
September 6, 2021
Aussie vegan sues neighbors over BBQ aromas—incurs backlash from carnivores; Infections prompt hospitals to switch to disposable duodenoscopes; Explaining why vaping—once thought safe—has turned deadly; Ben & Jerry’s wants to make CBD-infused ice cream; World’s oldest mom delivers twins—at 74; Do nuts deplete testosterone? Salt substitute lowers blood pressure in S. American trials; Deciphering the results of a stool test for collagenous colitis. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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