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Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 12 June 2007

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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.

Pearls of Wisdom

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.

Callers

  • Mike has ankle joints that pop and crack when he walks.
  • Willy is experiencing memory loss.
  • Randy is suffering from GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease).

Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 11 June 2007

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Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Ben starts the show discussing a recent research study that found a link reduced risk of cancer and blood levels of vitamin D3.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a clinical trial of the weight loss drug Zimulti marketed by Sanofi-Aventis.  During the trial panel advisors for the FDA reported a consistantly higher incidence of psychiatric adverse events, neurological adverse events and seizures in those taking the drug compared to those on a placebo.

Callers

  • Bill has been experiencing vertigo.
  • Wayne is suffering from severe abdominal pain and weight loss.
  • Betty has questions concerning deep vein thrombosis.
  • Ann asks Ben if the Youngevity product "Ultimate Classic" has calcium.

Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 08 June 2007

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Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing osteoporosis.  Contending there are at least 147 different disease states that are actually manifestations of osteoporosis.  Asserting that drugs are not the answer as they only treat the symtoms and not the actual cause of the disease.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a recent research study that found a link between vitamin D3 and calcium intake and a reduced risk of cancers.  The study found that women followed for 4 years taking 1000iu of vitamin D3 and calcium had a 60 percent reduced risk of getting any form of cancer.

Callers

  • Michael has problems with muscle contractions.
  • Yosi has questions concerning high blood pressure and diabetes.
  • Cynthia asks Dr. Wallach if her pet dove that escaped has a chance of survival.
  • Billy has been diagnosed with RLS (restless leg syndrome).
  • Larry has questions concerning arthritis in his knee.

Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 07 June 2007

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Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing the vast amount of deaths and injuries that occur in hospitals and clinics across the U.S. each year.  A recent US News and World Report study found that each year some 15.8 million people are harmed in some way by the medical industry.  Yet not one single OSHA ticket has been written while the same cannot be said for other industries where injuries and deaths occur.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a couple of news articles concerning doctors in trouble with the law.  The first article regards a doctor who along with two office managers illegally distributed 1.5 million Oxycontin pills over a 5 year time period.  The second article concerns a doctor who fraudulantly tried to get control of her dead boy friend's bank accounts and business.

Callers

  • Jennifer has a cat diagnosed with diabetes.
  • Lee has been experiencing dizzy spells, increased blood pressure and cramps.
  • Terry is suffering from withdraw symptoms after abruptly stopping the prescription drug Adderrall.
  • Tony is addicted to prescription pain medications.

Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 06 June 2007

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Nurse Joanne Conaway fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Joanne discusses a recent news article regarding deformed fish.  Researchers found the fish had high levels of hormones absorbed from the waters in which they swam.  The hormones are now found in the oceans and waterways and the source is pharmaceuticals.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Joanne Conaway discuss a recent study that found a link between Omega-3 fatty acids and lowered blood pressure.  Researchers surveyed nearly 5000 people ages 40-59 in Japan, China, Britain and the U.S. regarding their dietary habits.  Those who ate more foods such as fish, nuts and seeds rich in Omega-3's overall averaged lower blood pressures.

Callers

  • Mary has been diagnosed with celiac disease.
  • Sandra's daughter has had MS (multiple sclerosis) for several years.
  • Barbara has questions concerning age spots.
  • Joseph is a stroke victim with spinal problems and thyroid function issues.
  • Leonard asks Joanne about the enzyme EDTA.

Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 05 June 2007

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Dr. Wallach returns from his trip to Japan.  Citing a recent news article in a Japanese health publication that discusses the state of the healthcare system in Japan.  Although the Japanese always rank higher in health and longevity the aritcle pointed to several areas where the Japanese system is starting to mirror the U.S. system.  The article also outlines several areas where the U.S. system is "broken".

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss two recent studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine.  The first located in the Netherland found that 75% of people surveyed who had sciatic nerve problems found the malady improved without surgery.  The second study found that 75% of people who elected to decline surgery for degenerative spondylolisthesis were able recover.

Callers

  • Cindy's husband has pinched nerves in his spine.
  • Jan has a 9 year old son diagnosed with ADHD.
  • Bob is suffering from a fungal rash.
  • Martha has two questions the first concerns a daughter with facial hair.  Next she has questions regarding her mother who has kidney stones.

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