Nurse Joanne Conaway fills in for Dr. Wallach. Joanne discusses a news story concerning the vitamin D3. The Canadian Cancer Society is starting an awareness campaign to prevent cancer. The campaign is to inform Canadians of recent research that has linked vitamin D3 and cancer prevention.
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Doug Winfrey and Joanne Conaway discuss a news article concerning a new Alzheimer's drug. The drug taken in the form of a milkshake is called "Ketasyn". The drug contains fatty acids that the liver metabolizes to provide energy for brain cells. In clinical trials the drug has produced small boosts in mental function.
- Mike has ankle joints that pop and crack when he walks.
- Willy is experiencing memory loss.
- Randy is suffering from GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease).