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Q&A with Leyla, Part 1: New Risk Factors for Prolonged TV Watching
February 13, 2019
Prolonged TV watching a risk factor for colorectal cancer in younger age groups; What are your thoughts on a vitamin D lamp in conjunction with or as a replacement to oral vitamin D supplementation?; I was about to buy Spry oral rinse for its xylitol benefits but the third ingredient is alcohol. Won't that dry out my mouth and kill the beneficial bacteria?; Is dark chocolate sweetened with stevia and erythritol safe to eat in moderation? Are fat-soluble vitamins like D and E okay to take in one dose rather than throughout the day like water soluble vitamins? I was going to purchase Osteothera when I noticed a "warning" for California residents that the product may contain lead and other chemicals. What gives? Click HERE for part 2.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for February 2, Part 2
February 4, 2019
Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day? Drug company hires stripper as sales rep to entice docs to write inappropriate prescriptions for addictive pain killers; Natural supplement being investigated as treatment for loneliness; How much calcium is advisable for osteoporosis? What a blood test could reveal about your need to eat frequently; Proposed cost-containment over excessive use of glucose self-monitoring could deprive patients of a useful tool to chart their responses to various foods, meals; “Bug bombs” ineffective vs. roaches, leave dangerous residues on surfaces; Common parasite acquired by cat owners ups risk for schizophrenia—also increases likelihood of entrepreneurship. 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 January 19, Part 2
January 21, 2019
Eat more fiber to live longer—but does that necessarily mean gorging on whole grains? Osteoporosis medication options; Chronic fatigue syndrome may be linked to undiagnosed gluten sensitivity; TV ads induce teens to consume more junk food; Treating Hashimoto’s thyroiditis; Americans spend nearly half their waking hours peering at screens; Filtered water vs. tap water for boosting uptake of green tea polyphenols; Diet for narcolepsy; IV vitamin C boosts efficacy of radiation treatments, dramatically improves cancer survival. 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 December 8, Part 2
December 10, 2018
A new scan may soon revolutionize screening for osteoporosis; Solutions for adrenal fatigue in multiple myeloma; Sweetened drinks—but not fresh fruit—may hike risk for diabetes; Is Miacalcin nasal spray a viable treatment for bone loss? Fruits, vegetables forestall memory loss in men; Does saturated fat consumption increase the risk for Alzheimer’s? Vitamin D may get you discharged from the hospital sooner; Nestles tests new probiotic that promises to combat dandruff. 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 2
October 10, 2018
Is my HDL too high at 133, should I be concerned? What is a good diet for Sjogren's Syndrome, can it be cured? What can I take in place of Prolia for osteoporosis? Can I take your recommended joint supplement while on Eliquis (apixaban)? My daughter was told by her lactation coach that exercising would make her breast milk sour, does that make sense? Click HERE for part 1.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for October 6, Part 2
October 8, 2018
Probiotics curb women’s bone loss; When knee pain is accompanied by a high C-reactive protein; Is there a difference between generic l-thyroxine and brand Synthroid? Silicone breast implants hike risk of Sjogren’s, scleroderma, rheumatoid arthritis, melanoma, stillbirth; Junk food consumers more likely to get cancer (DUH!); Processed meat consumption—but not meat per se—increases breast cancer incidence; Fish consumption by pregnant moms boosts babies’ brain development, vision; Limiting screen time improves kids’ brain function; Violent video games conclusively linked to aggressive behavior. 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 1, Part 2
September 3, 2018
Can NT Factor restore energy in a cancer patient suffering from post-chemo fatigue? Natural therapies for chronic lymphocytic leukemia; Why sticking with the same doctor might extend your life; Study reveals that bacteria and fungi frequently congregate on surfaces of implantable body parts; High glycemic index diet accelerates osteoporosis; What to do when a routine ultrasound reveals something unexpected; New blood test offers early prediction of autism; Air pollution hikes global risk for diabetes. 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 August 18, Part 1
August 20, 2018
New study throws shade on low-carb diets—or does it? What causes brown spots on hands—and can supplements prevent them? A caller can’t take supplements for osteoporosis—what’s the alternative? BPA and Splenda implicated in inflammatory bowel disease causation; Mourning the passing of a pioneer of environmental medicine—Dr. William Rea; NYU med school goes tuition-free; Does the weight gain associated with smoking cessation negate the benefits of quitting? 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
August 15, 2018
Saturated fat more likely to cause liver damage, heart disease and diabetes than sugar, claims American Diabetes Association. An 80-year-old woman with osteoporosis and a compression fracture who is against taking Prolia. What should she do? Microbiome diet v. Paleo diet? Why do people lose their appetites? Is there a situation where decreased appetite is "nothing to worry about"? Click HERE for part 2.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for June 23, Part 1
June 25, 2018
Good-bye to the egg-white omelet—welcome back to the whole-egg omelet; What’s meant by “immune-modulation”? “leaky gut”? “elemental value”? Is Flomax really necessary if it’s not helping urinary frequency? A unique probiotic found to slow bone loss by half; Laser pointer burns hole in boy’s retina; Curcumin demonstrated to enhance memory, slow brain changes; “CHEERS” study sought to prove heart benefits—but with clandestine booze industry underwriting. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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