Dr. Wallach discusses a couple of recent news stories. The first concerns a European study that found heart attack patients given prescription fish oils with omega 3 fatty acids faired better than those not given the fish oil. Doc also discusses a study that linked the consumption vegatables to a 40% less risk of cognitive decline in those suffering from dementia.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a recent news article concerning the CDC's advisory to hospitlals regarding drug resistant "superbugs". The CDC is advising hopitals, nursing homes and long term care facilities to use standard infection control practices and guidelines in the proper use of antibiotics.
- Angel has questions concerning chronic staph infections.
- Mary asks Dr. Wallach about the use of colloidal silver as an anitbacterial for a dog.
- Mike is trying to avoid thumb surgery.
- Gerilyne has questions regarding hypertension and high cholesterol.