Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing a news article regarding a law suit against drug makers Takeda and Eli Lilly. The suit is over the diabetes drug Actos (Pioglitazone) and links to an increased risk of cancer. The jury ordering Takeda to pay $6 billion in damages and Eli Lilly to pay $3 billion.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article about a woman in the U.K. who died as a result of a medical mistake. The woman suffering from appendicitis and needed her appendix removed. The surgeon in training Dr. Yahya Al-Abed mistakenly removed the woman's right ovary instead of the appendix. The supervising surgeon Dr. Babatunde Coker was busy eating lunch while the surgery was being performed. The woman eventually died on the operating table of multiple organ failure due to speticemia.
Henry's son has chronic recurring tonsilitis and wants a nutritional supplement plan to deal with the symptoms.
Casey's Border Collie has extremely swollen lymph glands.
Pat has questions regarding rheumatoid arthritis and how to control symptoms naturally.
Kyle Ann has two questions the first concerns a girl with hyperhydrosis. Second she has questions regarding a girl diagnosed with Tourrette's syndrome.
Vee has questions concerning an 18 year old diagnosed with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder).
Celeste's nephew has eczema over his entire body.
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