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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for June 2, Part 2
June 4, 2018
Fast-walking reduces all-cause mortality; Walking benefits augmented if you chew gum; Standing on a vibration platform increases cartilage thickness, augments bone density, balance, improves body composition; Why are mainstream doctors so reluctant to order 5-hour glucose tolerance tests for patients with hypoglycemia symptoms? Should supplements be taken with fat? With food or away from it? A vitamin D expert provides answers; Low levels of vitamin D associated with cognitive decline; Hot flashes may persist well past middle age; What are Holy Basil supplements good for? New blood test may improve on predictive value of PSAs; A call-to-action: Bring back Home Ec classes! Probiotics taken during pregnancy and breast-feeding reduce infant eczema by 70%. 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 May 26, Part 2
May 28, 2018
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 28, Part 1
April 30, 2018
Are you any less of a man because you take ibuprofen? Studies say yes! And popular pregnant moms’ use of over-the-counter pain relievers including Tylenol suppresses gonadal development in fetuses, may impair adult fertility; Natural treatment for leg blood clots; Bromelain matches prescription anti-inflammatory drug for post-surgery pain relief; The DeFlame Diet; A cardiovascular disease expert weighs in on the Zona Plus for hypertension. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 1
April 11, 2018
Can eating pasta really help you lose weight? My 57-year-old wife has gallstones and surgery has been suggested, are there any alternatives so she can avoid it? Although my husband has a low PSA, he still has urinary urgency, could that be caused by a urinary tract infection or is it just his enlarged prostate? Click HERE for part 2.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2
March 7, 2018
Where do you get your grass-fed beef? I'm always concerned about quality; Do you recommend beta-sitosterol for prostate and heart health? Which supplements can be taken for gum inflammation? I had my gallbladder removed 40 years ago. Now I have clay-colored stools if I eat a fatty meal. Is this normal? Click HERE for part 1.



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Leyla Weighs In
February 2, 2018
"High-Fat Diet May Fuel Spread of Prostate Cancer" - NYT. Here's nutritionist Leyla Muedin's critique of this study that associates dietary fat and prostate cancer metastasis.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2
January 17, 2018
What is your opinion on saw palmetto for BPH (benign prostate hyperplasia), can it reduce libido? How would you treat sciatica, is the operation serious? So can I eat dark chocolate for eight weeks to lower my blood pressure? And how do I keep it lowered thereafter? Click HERE for part 1.



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ENCORE: Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for August 5, Part 2
October 2, 2017
Study finds no survival benefit of aggressive prostate surgery; Should all patients be tested for vitamin/mineral levels prior to supplementation? Join the crowd--are you overfat? Apple spending millions to develop killer app to measure blood sugar continuously via wrist watch; Soda consumption in US declines--but beverage companies not hurting; What causes bladder cancer? Sleeping less than 7 hours a night can make you fatter; Black seed is the hot new nutraceutical for asthma; Natural tinnitus cures. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 1
September 6, 2017
Vindication! A watershed study that debunks the enduring low-fat myth. What do you think of Chaga mushroom, are they merely exaggerating its benefits? What do you think of graviola and paw paw for prostate cancer, are they beneficial? Are the oils in almonds less likely to become rancid due to their tight skin? Click HERE for part 2.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for August 26, Part 2
August 28, 2017
Resistance exercise plus vitamin D boosts muscle strength, bone density in seniors; Why are some people mosquito magnets, and do supplements help? What does a high CRP blood test mean? Why are rates of knee osteoarthritis soaring (Hint: It's not just wear n' tear!)? Vacuuming can help you lose weight--but not the way you might think; Olive-oil protects against diabetes; Butter consumption soars in wake of exoneration of saturated fat, cholesterol; Artificial sweeteners trick the brain; Gender-bending chemicals in your yoga-mat may impair fertility; Men exposed to night-time noise have lower sperm counts. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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