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 It is an exciting time for medicinal cannabis, now legal in twenty three states as of June 2014, and widely used by ordinary … Continue reading

Sep 23

Oil of Oregano for Traveler’s Diarrhea

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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

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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 12

Clomid for Men With Low Testosterone Part Four

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Clomid for Men With Low Testosterone Part Four This article is part four of a series.  Part One, Part two, Part Three New studies over 2013-2014 published in the urology and endocrinology literature show renewed interest in Clomiphene treatment to … Continue reading

Sep 08

The Medical Profession and Ai WeiWei Chinese Artist

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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

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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

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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 23

Low Testosterone from Pain Pills by Jeffrey Dach MD

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Low Testosterone From Pain Pills by Jeffrey Dach MD Joe has chronic fatigue, weakness, and erectile dysfunction. He was doing well until 10 years ago when he started pain pills after a car accident which left him with chronic back pain.  Left image: … 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

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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?

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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

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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

Jun 23

Hormone Therapy Increases Breast Cancer Says JAMA Study

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Hormone Therapy Increases Breast Cancer Says JAMA Study by Jeffrey Dach MD Synthetic Progestin Found to Cause Breast Cancer A new study published in the October 2010 issue of Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reviewed 11 years of … Continue reading

Jun 21

Glucosamine and Chondroitin for Arthritis Pain

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Glucosamine and Chondroitin for Arthritis Pain by Jeffrey Dach M.D. The NIH GAIT Study (1)(2) As usual, the New York Times and the rest of the media got the story wrong.(4)    Rather than being ineffective, as the media concluded about … Continue reading