May 22

Fecal Transplantation and the Sweet Smell of Success

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Fecal Transplantation, the Sweet Smell of Success by Jeffrey Dach MD A recent medical meeting was devoted to the “microbiome”, the friendly bacteria in our gut.  Apparently these little microbes are doing a lot more than we thought, busy munching … Continue reading

May 22

Lung Cancer Screening for Smokers Major Breakthrough

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Lung Cancer Screening Major Breakthrough During my days working as a radiologist, one of my jobs was early detection of lung cancer on chest Xrays and CAT scans. Left Image shows CAT scan of chest shows typical lung cancer (red … Continue reading

May 10

TSH Suppression Benefits and Adverse Effects

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TSH Suppression Benefits and Adverse Effects by Jeffrey Dach MD At a recent medical meeting I attended, “the danger of TSH suppression” was mentioned.  The listening audience of doctors was advised not to suppress TSH with thyroid medication.  We were … Continue reading

May 05

Curing Autism with Antibiotics

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Curing Autism with Antibiotics by Jeffrey Dach MD I was intrigued by a 2015 case report by John Rodakis of an autistic child whose symptoms dramatically improved while on a 10 day course of antibiotics.(4)  The dad brought the autistic … Continue reading

Apr 24

Dr Mehmet Oz Smear Campaign Back Fires

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Dr Mehmet Oz Smear Campaign Back-Fires In round one of the war between Monsanto and Dr OZ, a poisoned pen letter was mailed to Columbia University.  Here is a quote: “We are surprised and dismayed that Columbia University’s College of … Continue reading

Apr 14

Progesterone for PMS Part Two

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Progesterone for PMS, and irregular menstrual cycles. Part Two For part one, click here. For over a million years, now, estrogen and progesterone has been key players in the female menstrual cycle, ovulation and fertility.  Left Image: Iconic 1966 theatrical … Continue reading

Apr 03

HGH Human Growth Hormone Medical Research Studies

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Marketing of HGH Human Growth Hormone Medical Research Studies Marketing of HGH and Testosterone is considered “disease mongering” in a new article by Thomas Perls, gerontologist at Boston University.(1)  Of course, it is.  The pharmaceutical industry typically uses disease mongering … Continue reading

Mar 30

Angelina Jolie, BRCA Gene, Preventive Cancer Surgery

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Angelina Jolie BRCA Gene and Preventive Cancer Surgery by Jeffrey Dach MD Angelina Jolie’s story in a New York Times Op Ed revealed the celebrity underwent not only a bilateral prophylactic mastectomy about two years ago, but also more recently, … Continue reading

Mar 26

Fosamax Study Denies Link with Femur Fractures

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Fosamax Study Denies Link with Femur Fractures by Jeffrey Dach MD A recent NEJM article by Dennis Black MD denying a link between Fosamax and spontaneous mid-femur fractures has many doctors raising their eyebrows.  Firstly, there is the problem of conflict … Continue reading

Mar 23

SSRI Antidepressant Drug Induced Suicide in the Military

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SSRI Antidepressant Drug Induced Suicide in the Military Over the past few decades, there has been unprecedented increased suicide rate in the military.  Some experts see a causal link with increased use of SSRI antidepressants and other psycho-active drugs in … Continue reading

Mar 16

COPD Natural Treatments

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COPD Natural Treatments by Jeffrey Dach MD Sally was a 65 year old retired secretary, and heavy smoker.  She smoked a pack a day for the past 50 years.   She has been short of breath lately and coughing up copious … Continue reading

Mar 13

Breakthrough Treatment for Skin Cancer Curaderm BEC5

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Breakthrough Treatment for Skin Cancer, Curaderm BEC5 by Jeffrey Dach MD A New Discovery Cures Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer A good friend of mine is an avid outdoor jogger, and he runs a few miles every day in the bright Florida … Continue reading

Mar 12

FDA Says Osteoporosis Drugs Cause Femur Fractures

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FDA Says Osteoporosis Drugs Cause Femur Fractures by Jeffrey Dach MD For years, I have been warning patients, friends and family members about the adverse effects of osteoporosis drugs.  Finally, after years of dragging their feet, the FDA issued a news release (Oct 13, … Continue reading

Mar 11

Synthetic Hormones Lose in Court

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Synthetic Hormones Lose in Court Pfizer-Wyeth Loses Big Case Prempro Causes Breast Cancer 112 Million in Punitive Damages by Jeffrey Dach MD A 112 million dollar punitive award is a very loud statement.  It states that the jury was outraged … Continue reading

Feb 09

Which is Greater Threat, Measles or Measles Vaccine?

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Which is Greater Threat, Measles or Measles Vaccine? by Jeffrey Dach MD A recent measles outbreak at Disneyland of at least 70 cases (Jan 2015) has created quite a stir in the media.  Five of the cases were fully vaccinated, indicating … Continue reading

Feb 05

James A Shapiro Natural Genetic Engineering and Evolution Part Two

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James A Shapiro Natural Genetic Engineering and Evolution Part Two In part one we discussed how advances in science had rendered portions of Darwin’s Original 1859 theory antiquated and obsolete. In addition, a later revision of Darwin, neo-Darwinism updated with … Continue reading

Jan 30

Making Smarter Children With Maternal Iodine Supplements

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A Young Mom WIth Hashimotos Thyroiditis Christina is a 32 year old mom with Hashimotos Thyroiditis. Unfortunately, the autoimmune thyroid disease has damaged her thyroid gland and slowed thyroid function. Her lab panel revealed elevated TPO antibodies and low Free T3 … Continue reading