Fake Research on Heart Disease by Sugar Industry

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Fake Research on Heart Disease by Sugar Industry by Jeffrey Dach MD Fraudulent research comes in many flavors.  Perhaps the most memorable scientific fraud was the 1974 case of Dr William Summerlin, a dermatologist at Sloan Kettering who claimed to … Continue reading

Probiotics Decrease Mortality from Stem Cell Transplantation

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Probiotics Decrease Mortality from Stem Cell Transplantation by Jeffrey Dach MD We are continually surprised by new studies showing the importance of the microbiome, or “friendly bacteria” colonizing the gut.  One such study was done  by Dr Ying Taur published … Continue reading

Hyperthyroidism from Autonomous Thyroid Nodule

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Hyperthyroidism from Autonomous Thyroid Nodule Iodine Induced Hyperthyroidism by Jeffrey Dach MD Brenda, a young woman from “the islands”  came in for a routine lab evaluation.  Her spot urine test for iodine  came back, “zero”, indicating iodine deficiency.   Brenda was … Continue reading

Why Bioidentical Hormones Are Safer Than Synthetic

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Why Bioidentical Hormones Are Safer Than Synthetic 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 the safety … Continue reading

Alum Jax Cole Thyroid Cancer Epidemic of Overdiagnosis

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Alum Jax Cole Thyroid Cancer Epidemic of Overdiagnosis The American Idol finalist Alum Jax Cole announced that she underwent thyroid surgery in April after discovering a “lump in her neck”.  She is now receiving radiation treatments, presumably radioactive iodine (I-131), … Continue reading

Steven A Rosenberg and Cancer Immunotherapy

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Steven A Rosenberg MD and the Race for CAR T-Cell Cancer Therapy This article is part one For part two, Click Here by Jeffrey Dach MD Expecting the Unexpected Laboring tediously for hours on end, medical students inject cancer cells … Continue reading

Menopause Accelerates Aging New Study

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Two UCLA Studies Show Menopause Accelerates Aging A new study by Dr Morgan E. Levine from UCLA in PNAS shows that  menopause accelerates aging. (1)  A second study by Dr Judith Carroll from UCLA reported in  Biological Psychiatry that “insomnia … Continue reading

Is Your Baby Toxic from Environmental Chemicals ?

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Is Your Baby Toxic from Environmental Chemicals? by Jeffrey Dach MD There is alarming news from the University of California about toxic chemicals in virtually all pregnant women. Tracey Woodruff found 163 different chemicals in pregnant women including banned Flame … Continue reading

Defending the Cholesterol Hypothesis in the Elderly

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Defending the Cholesterol Hypothesis in the Elderly by Jeffrey Dach MD Med Page Today ran an article by cardiologist Larry Husten, defending the cholesterol theory of heart disease entitled “Cholesterol Skeptics Launch Another Attack”. (1)(10)  Left Image Medpage Today Logo … Continue reading

GMO Food Fight on Senate Floor

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GMO Food Fight on Floor of Senate Setting the Record Straight When it comes to debate among members of the Senate, we think of the great orators of antiquity such as Ancient Greece and Rome.  These were the intellectual giants … Continue reading

Zika Virus or Glyphosate Exposure Causing Microcephaly

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Is It Zika Virus or Glyphosate Exposure ? by Jeffrey Dach MD The news media has been reporting the Zika virus as the cause of microcephaly.  The story originated in a Monsanto chemical industry press release dated Feb 17, 2016 … Continue reading

Health Benefits of Peruvian Maca

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Health Benefits of Peruvian Maca Lepidium Peruvianum by Jeffrey Dach MD Richard is a 53 year old tattoo artist who works out every day.  His testosterone buddies at the gym  advised Richard to “go see a testosterone doctor”  and get … Continue reading

Misuse of Birth Control Pills Abuse of Women Part Two

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Misuse of Birth Control Pills, Abuse of Women Part Two Sally is a 21 year old college student who comes into the office with her mother complaining of multiple complicated health problems over five years  including headache, weight gain, postural … Continue reading

Alpha Lipoic Acid Anticancer Agent Burt Berkson MD

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Alpha Lipoic Acid Anti-Cancer Update with Burt Berkson MD Medical meetings these days force us to endure hours of boredom, until we finally get to the “really useful and important stuff”.   So it was at a recent meeting at the … Continue reading

A Mysterious Recurrence of Menopausal Symptoms

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A Mysterious Recurrence of Menopausal Symptoms by Jeffrey Dach MD A 55 year old post menopausal executive secretary had been doing well for many years on her bioidentical hormone program. Last week, she called the office to report her menopausal … Continue reading

BioIdentical Hormones Trashed by AP News

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BioIdentical Hormones Trashed by AP News Jeffrey Dach MD A USA Today article trashing bioidentical hormones caught my attention because it contained almost pure misinformation.(1)  Written by an Associated Press AP medical writer, this syndicated article was broadcast over the … Continue reading

Ivermectin Antiparasitic Anticancer Wonder Drug

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Ivermectin Antiparasitic Anticancer Wonder Drug by Jeffrey Dach MD The 2015 Nobel Prize in Medicine went for discovery of Ivermectin, an “astonishingly safe” FDA approved anti-helminthic drug. 200 million people take the drug globally for prevention or treatment of parasitic … Continue reading

Bioidentical Hormones According to the LA Times

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Bioidentical Hormones According to the LA Times Jeffrey Dach MD An article on Bioidentical Hormones appeared in the Los Angeles Times written by “The Healthy Skeptic”.(1) The author was a medical journalist with a master’s degree in biology. Sadly, this … Continue reading