Fecal Transplantation and the Sweet Smell of Success

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

Lung Cancer Screening for Smokers Major Breakthrough

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

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

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

Dr Mehmet Oz Smear Campaign Back Fires

Dr Mehmet Oz Smear Campaign Back-Fire 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

New Attack on BioIdentical Hormones by Drug Industry

BioIdentical Hormones Attacked Again Article in Huffington Post by SWHR. Just when things have calmed down, the Drug Industry opens a new salvo in its war against bioidentical hormones, perceived as unfairly stealing market share from their flagship hormone pill, … Continue reading

Progesterone for PMS Part Two

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

HGH Human Growth Hormone Medical Research Studies

HGH Human Growth Hormone Medical Research Studies

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

Angelina Jolie, BRCA Gene, Preventive Cancer Surgery

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

Fosamax Study Denies Link with Femur Fractures

Fosamax Study Denies Link with Femur Fractures

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

SSRI Antidepressant Drug Induced Suicide in the Military

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

COPD Natural Treatments

COPD Natural Treatments

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

Breakthrough Treatment for Skin Cancer Curaderm BEC5

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

FDA Says Osteoporosis Drugs Cause Femur Fractures

FDA Says Osteoporosis Drugs Cause Femur Fractures

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

Synthetic Hormones Lose in Court

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

Which is Greater Threat, Measles or Measles Vaccine?

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

Testosterone Prevents Heart Attacks in Older Men

New Study Shows Testosterone Therapy Not a Risk For Heart Attacks, and Actually Prevents Heart Attacks in High Risk Older Men. A new study published in Annal of Pharmacotherapy by Dr Baillargeon shows that “Older men who were treated with … Continue reading

James A Shapiro Natural Genetic Engineering and Evolution Part Two

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

Making Smarter Children With Maternal Iodine Supplements

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Making Smarter Children With Maternal Iodine Supplements 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 … Continue reading

What’s Wrong About Darwin’s Theory of Evolution ?

What’s Wrong About Darwin’s Theory of Evolution ? by Jeffrey Dach MD There Were A Few Things.  The Tree of Life is Really a Network This article is part one. For part two, Click Here, Central to Darwin’s Theory is … Continue reading