Nov 19

Medical Cannabis States Have Less Mortality From Opiates


A National Epidemic of Opiate Abuse Chronic prescription opiate pain pill abuse has been recognized by the CDC as a national epidemic.(5) Deaths from opiate pain pills have quadrupled since the early 1990’s, when doctor’s prescribing practices fundamentally changed.  Why … Continue reading

Oct 24

How Does Cannabis Kill Cancer Cells Part Two


How Does Cannabis Kill Cancer Cells ? Part Two by Jeffrey Dach MD As described in part one, the cancer cell is a mutated, primitive cell that has lost the cell signalling mechanism for Programmed Cell Death.  Perhaps PCD (programmed … Continue reading

Oct 13

How Does Cannabis Kill Cancer Cells ?

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How Does Cannabis Kill Cancer Cells ? by Jeffrey Dach MD An Exciting Time for Medicinal Cannabis This article is part one. For part two click here. It is an exciting time for medicinal cannabis, now legal in twenty three … Continue reading

Sep 23

Oil of Oregano for Traveler’s Diarrhea


Oil of Oregano for Traveler’s Diarrhea by Jeffrey Dach MD Patti is a 54 year old insurance executive doing well for many years on her bioidentical hormone replacement program. However, this year she picked up a “GI bug” after an … Continue reading

Sep 21

Pediatric Cancer and Cannabis Oil Five Case Reports


Pediatric Cancer and Cannabis Oil Five Case Reports A three day conference entitled, Marijuana for Medical Professionals 2014, was held in Denver last month.    Perhaps the most impressive presentation was five pediatric cancer case reports by Mara Gordon, the owner of … Continue reading

Sep 08

The Medical Profession and Ai WeiWei Chinese Artist


Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry 2012 I recommend to you a 2012 documentary film on the life of Chinese artist Ai Wei-wei, a voice of protest against the heavy handed Chinese government.  As a reward for his artistic efforts  and political … Continue reading

Sep 02

New Study Shows Women Prefer Bioidentical Hormones


A new study  from the  Department of Bioethics at Case Western Reserve examined women’s attitudes about bioidentical hormones for menopausal symptoms.(1) Above left image: Case Western Reserve Campus Courtesy of WIkimedia. How Was the Study Done ? The study was … Continue reading

Aug 01

Preventing Heart Attacks with Ouabain


Preventing Heart Attacks with Ouabain Reversing Heart Disease Part Five by Jeffrey Dach MD Our previous articles in this series, Parts one, two, three and four have made the case for the “clogged artery” filled with atherosclerotic plaque as the … Continue reading

Jul 16

Testosterone for Dry Eye Syndrome

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Testosterone for Dry Eye Syndrome by Jeffrey Dach MD Mrs. B was 58 years old with typical menopausal symptoms of night sweats and hot flashes, and came to see me because of dry itchy, red eyes.  The lids sometimes swell because … Continue reading

Jul 03

Safety of Bioidentical Hormones


Safety of Bioidentical Hormones Are Women’s Bio-identical hormones Safe? by Jeffrey Dach MD Bio-identical hormones exist naturally in the human body, so it is axiomatic that these are safe. However, we are interested in a slightly different question. What is … Continue reading

Jun 25

Lexapro for Hot Flashes, Medical Victimization or Joke?


Lexapro for Hot Flashes – Medical Victimization or a Joke? by Jeffrey Dach MD A JAMA study by Ellen W Freeman shows that Lexapro is “marginally” more effective than placebo for Hot Flashes.  This is laughable, and surely you must be joking?  The authors … Continue reading

Jun 25

Lipitor and The Dracula of Modern Technology


Lipitor and The Dracula of Modern Technology by Jeffrey Dach MD Perhaps you have seen the Direct-to-Consumer TV and print advertisements with Robert Jarvik, the inventor of the Jarvik Heart, speaking on behalf of the Pfizer’s anti-cholesterol drug, Lipitor.  With … Continue reading